Haldimand, Frederick, Sir, 1718-1791

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Sir Frederick Haldimand was chief commander of British Florida (1767-1778) and governor of Québec (1778-1786).

From the description of Sir Frederick Haldimand papers, 1769-1772. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 166422543

British army officer.

From the description of Papers of Sir Frederick Haldimand, 1782-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450710

British general, governor and commander-in-chief of Canada.

From the description of LS : Québec, to Lord North, 1783 Oct. 25. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122626281

Epithet: Major-General

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001190.0x0000e6

British Army officer in Quebec and Governor-General of Canada.

Son of Francois Louis and Marie (de Trytorreus) Haldimand, he was born in Neufchatel, Switzerland, Aug. 11, 1713. A soldier of fortune, he served in various European armies, and in 1756, came to America as lt. col. in the Royal American. He served in the Seven Years' War; was lt. gov. of Three Rivers District, 1762-64; in 1767 was in command of the Southern district of N.A. with headquarters in Fla. From 1773-74 he was commander-in-chief in Boston, and in 1774 was recalled to England. In 1779 he succeeded Carleton as gov. of Quebec. He returned to England in 1784 and died in Yverdun, Switzerland., June 5, 1791. (from Dict. Can. Biog.)

From the description of Frederick Haldimand papers, 1778-1887 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 434099006

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creatorOf Haldimand, Frederick, Sir, 1718-1791. Sir Frederick Haldimand papers, 1769-1772. Louisiana State University, LSU Libraries
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creatorOf Haldimand, Frederick, Sir, 1718-1791. Frederick Haldimand papers, 1778-1887 Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Stevens, Wayne Edson, 1892-1959,. Manuscripts and research relating to the fur trade, [undated], 1765-1816, 1926, 1934. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Haldimand, Frederick, Sir, 1718-1791. Autograph signature to a letter : Head Quarters, Quebec, to Sir John Johnson, 1783 Feb. 6. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Draper, Lyman Copeland, 1815-1891,. Draper manuscripts: Draper's historical miscellanies, 1720-1887. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Gauld, George, 1732-1782. A sketch of the entrance from the sea to Apalachy and part of the environs / taken by George Gauld esqr surveyor of the coast and Lieutenant Philip Pittman, assistt engineer. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of Shelburne papers, 1665-1885. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn McCullough, Hall Park, 1872-1966. Revolutionary War records, 1777-1915. Bennington Museum, Incorporated
creatorOf Haldimand, Frederick, Sir, 1718-1791. Autograph signature to a letter (duplicate) : Quebec, to Thomas Townshend, 1782 Oct. 23. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Emery, Benjamin Franklin, 1867-. Histories of Forts in Michigan, 1686-1828. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Vol. XIX (ff. 292). Jan. 1774-Mar. 1776.Ireland: Correspondence of the 1st Earl of Liverpool as Vice-Treasurer of, etc.: 1772-1775.John Robinson, Secretary to the Treasury: Correspondence with the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1761-1802.includes:ff. 1, 25 ... British Library
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creatorOf Haldimand, Frederick, Sir, 1718-1791. Papers of Sir Frederick Haldimand, 1782-1926. Library of Congress
creatorOf Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797. Jeffery Amherst papers, 1758-1764. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
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referencedIn Great Britain. Army. Account book and ledger of British Army in America, 1759-1760. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf William L. Clements Library. Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney papers, 1665-1828. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Alexander Wedderburn, 1st Earl of Rosslyn papers, Wedderburn, Alexander papers, 1676-1801, 1764-1800 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of Shelburne papers, Shelburne, William Petty, 1st Marquis of Lansdowne, 2nd Earl of, papers, 1665-1885 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
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creatorOf Holland, Samuel, 1728-1801. A plan of the Magdelain, Brion, Bird and Entry islands reduced from the large survey made agreable to the orders and instructions of the right honourable, the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations / by Samuel Holland esqr. surveyor general of the northern district of America. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
referencedIn Peters, John, 1740-1788. John Peters papers, 1770-1786. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Vol. CXVIII (ff. 233). 21 July, 1779-2 Sept. 1780.Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst: Correspondence with the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1779-1794.M-Pierrepont, Secretary to the 1st Earl of Liverpool: Letter-books of the same written by: 1775-1783.inclu... British Library
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creatorOf Sackville, George Germain, Viscount, 1716-1785. George Sackville Germain papers, 1683-1785. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Haldimand, Frederick, Sir, 1718-1791. Autograph signature to a letter (duplicate) : Quebec, to Thomas Townshend, 1782 Oct. 25. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Claus, Daniel, 1727-1787. Correspondence to and about Daniel Claus, 1777-1786. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Account book and ledger of British Army in America, 1759-1760 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
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referencedIn Documents of the British possessions of East and West Florida, 1762-1801. Florida State University
creatorOf Langlade, Charlotte Ambroisine Bourassa, d. 1818. Letter : Montréal, to Sir Frederick Haldimand, 1780 May 22. Newberry Library
creatorOf DeJean, Philip, b. 1734. Philip DeJean papers, 1781-1783. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Allen, Ethan, 1738-1789. Canadiana manuscripts, 1749-1811. Rosenbach Museum & Library
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creatorOf Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795. Henry Clinton papers, 1736-1850. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Haldimand, Frederick, Sir, 1718-1791. LS : Québec, to Lord North, 1783 Oct. 25. Rosenbach Museum & Library
creatorOf Haldimand, Frederick, Sir, 1718-1791. Commissions, 1774. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Vol. CXVII (ff. 209). 17 July, 1775-21 July, 1779.Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst: Correspondence with the 1st Earl of Liverpool: 1779-1794.M-Pierrepont, Secretary to the 1st Earl of Liverpool: Letter-books of the same written by: 1775-1783.inclu... British Library
creatorOf Johnson, Guy, 1740-1788. Guy Johnson letters and return of Indians gone to Buffaloe Creek, 1780-1781. Buffalo History Museum, Research Library
referencedIn George Sackville Germain papers, Germain, George Sackville papers, 1683-1785 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
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Ireland, Europe
United States
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Florida
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West Florida
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Great Britain
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Menominee Indians
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Birth 1718-08-11

Death 1791-06-05

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