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Pensacola in 1770

Charles C. Cumberland


The article describes the tension between the British and the Spanish governments in the Americas, especially related to West Florida when British troops were headquartered in Pensacola.  The document here presented is from Jonathan Ogden to Robert Morris and is one of the large collection of original manuscripts in the Robert Morris Papers in the Rutgers University Library. The recipient of the letter was the natural son of Robert Hunter Morris, Chief Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court before the Revolution.

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