One of the Articles of Capitulation with Cornwallis's Signature
Lord Cornwallis Surrendered Yorktown to George Washington on October 19, 1781. The terms of surrender were documented in a formal “Articles of Capitulation".
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Benson John Lossing, ed. Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (vol. 2) (New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1912)