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1Author:  Adye, Stephen PayneRequires cookie*
 Title:  Stephen Payne Adye correspondence, 1769-1783     
 Dates:  1769-1783 
 Abstract:  The collection consists of Stephen Payne Adye's correspondence during some of his time in North America (1769-1783), where he served as a Deputy Judge Advocate General of the British Army during the Revolutionary War. The correspondence is primarily related to wartime events and trials, although there are four letters that predate Independence and make vague references to events happening during the imperial crisis, especially military courts in Boston during 1774 and 1775 when the colony was put under martial law.

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 Call #:  Mss.B.Ad95 
 Extent:  0.25 Linear Feet 
 Topics:  African American | American Revolution | Law | Military History 
 Subjects:  Armies, Colonial. | Trials (Military offenses) -- New York (State).