Balfour, Nisbet, 1743-1823

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British soldier, served in American theater during Revolutionary War.

From the guide to the Nisbet Balfour letter and receipt, 1781, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

British Officer during American Revolution, and Commandant of Charleston, S.C., during British occupation, 1781-1782.

From the description of Nisbet Balfour papers, 1781 Dec. 4 and 178[2] Jan. 21. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 54468239

British army officer.

From the description of Nisbet Balfour correspondence, 1780-1781. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449979

Epithet: Major-General; of Add MS 46702

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000677.0x000331

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805. Letter, 21 November 1780. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Leslie, Alexander, ca. 1740-1794. General Leslie letterbooks, 1781-1782. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Henry Clinton papers, Clinton, Henry papers, 1736-1850 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795. Henry Clinton papers, 1736-1850. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Thomas Addis Emmet collection, 1483-1876, 1700-1800 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Doyle, John, Sir, 1750?-1834. Autograph letter signed : Sumpter's House, to Lt. Colonel Balfour, Commandant of Charlestown, 1780 Mar. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. Letter : to Lt. Col. Balfour, 1780 Oct. 16. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
creatorOf Nisbet Balfour letter and receipt, 1781 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Colcock, John, 1744-1782. Case of Colonel Hayne, 1781. South Carolina Historical Society, SCHS
referencedIn Alexander Leslie letterbooks, 1781-1782 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Vol. I ( ff. 240 ). 1794-8 Jan. 1795.includes:f. 1 Jean Baptiste Lepur, of Tourcoing: Certificat de civisme in favour of: 1794.: Fr.: Printed form with MS. additions.f. 1 Louis Desurmont, Président du Conseil-Général, Tourcoing: Certificate sign... British Library
creatorOf Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805. Lord Cornwallis letter to Nisbet Balfour [manuscript], 1780 November 21. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Balfour, Nisbet, 1744-1823. Nisbet Balfour papers, 1781 Dec. 4 and 178[2] Jan. 21. University of South Carolina, University Libraries
creatorOf Balfour, Nisbet, 1743-1823. Nisbet Balfour correspondence, 1780-1781. Library of Congress
referencedIn Moore, Stephen, 1734-1799. Stephen Moore papers, 1763-1963; (bulk, 1763-1797). University of South Carolina, University Libraries
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associatedWith Clinton, Henry, 1771-1829 person
associatedWith Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795. person
associatedWith Colcock, John, 1744-1782. person
associatedWith Cornwallis, Charles Cornwallis, Marquis, 1738-1805. person
associatedWith Doyle, John, Sir, 1750?-1834. person
associatedWith Emmet, Thomas Addis person
associatedWith Great Britain. Army corporateBody
associatedWith Leslie, Alexander, ca. 1740-1794. person
correspondedWith Moore, Stephen, 1734-1799. person
associatedWith Moultrie, William, 1730-1805. person
correspondedWith Ross, Alexander, 1742-1827 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
South Carolina
Subject
American loyalists
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Army officers, British
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Birth 1743

Death 1823-10-10

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