Fleming, Sampson.

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Appointed H.M. Deputy Commissary of Stores and Provisions at Detroit on Feb. 5, 1762. He served in this office until his resignation and his successor appointed in November 1779. He married Alice Haliburton (circa June 17, 1768), whose father had come to America circa 1758 as a British army chaplain, and whose half-brother was the famous John Kinzie. Upon Flemings resignation from his commissary post in Detroit, he removed with his family to New York City, where he died April 24, 1791. His widow married Nicholas Low, a leading merchant of New York. (from MS/FLEMING, S. ; letters to Charles Fay, Apr. 21 and 29, 1952) (blue index cards)

From the description of Sampson Fleming papers, 1762-1784. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 430228354

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creatorOf Fleming, Sampson. Sampson Fleming papers, 1762-1784. Detroit Public Library, Detroit Main Library
creatorOf Fleming, Sampson. Sampson Fleming letter book, 1782-1790. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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associatedWith Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797. person
associatedWith Bank of North America. corporateBody
associatedWith Edgar, William, 1739-1820. person
associatedWith Empress of China (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Gladwin, Henry, 1729-1791. person
associatedWith Great Britain. Army corporateBody
associatedWith John Jay (Ship) corporateBody
associatedWith Kidd, Mary, person
associatedWith Smith, Margaret. person
associatedWith Smith, William S. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York (State)--New York
Merchants--18th century
Accounts--18th century
Land grants--18th century
Merchants--New York (State)--New York


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