Lord Dunmore's War papers
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Lord Dunmore's War papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center. 130 West Paces Ferry Road, Atlanta, GA 30305. 404.814.4040. reference@atlantahistorycenter.com
Creator: Burton, Patricia
Title: Lord Dunmore's War papers
Dates: 1975-1976
Quantity: 0.25 Linear feet (one half document case)
Identification: ahc.MSS813

Biographical/Historical Note

Historical information about Lord Dunmore's War has not been determined.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains photocopies of affidavits submitted by Patricia Burton regarding the Battle of Point Pleasant on October 10, 1774 during Lord Dunmore's War. These affidavits were to record pertinent information pertaining to a specific location. They also indicate counties throughout the United States which were named after men who participated in Lord Dunmore's War.


This collection is arranged alphabetically according to titles supplied by staff.

Index Terms

Bancroft, George, Dr.
Boone, Daniel, Sergeant
Buford, Thomas, Captain
Campbell, William, Captain
Christian, William, Colonel
Clark, George Rogers
Connolly, John, Major
Crawford, William, Major
Croley, Samuel, Private
Dinwiddie, John, Private
Draper, Lyman Copeland
Field, John, Colonel
Harrison, Benjamin, Captain
Henry, Patrick
Kenton, Simon
Lewis, Andrew, General
Lewis, Charles, Colonel
Morgan, Daniel
Murphy, Samuel
Murray, John, Captain
Names, Geographical--United States
Point Pleasant, Battle of, W. Va., 1774
Preston, Elizabeth Patton
Robertson, James, Sergeant
Russell, William, Captain
Shelby, Isaac, Lieutenant
Skidmore, John, Captain
Slaughter, Thomas, Colonel
Sparks, Jared
Stephen, Adam, Colonel
Todd, John
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Campaigns
Wilson, Samuel, Captain

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lord Dunmore's War papers, MSS 813, James G. Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1976


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Container List




11Affidavits regarding Lord Dunmore's War, 1975-1976
2Correspondence, 1976 December 5
3Press regarding Lord Dunmore's War, 1976
4Virginia Revolutionary War map, 1976