St. Clair, John, Sir.

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Lieutenant colonel on Gen. Edward Braddock's staff and deputy quartermaster general of British forces in North America.

Appointed quartermaster in Nov., 1754, St. Clair was wounded in the 1755 ambush in which Braddock was killed. He never recovered and was replaced as quartermaster in 1758.

From the description of Letter : Williamsburg, [Va.], to Governor [Robert Hunter] Morris, [Philadelphia, Pa.], 1755 Feb. 14. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 40448859

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associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Forbes, John, 1707-1759. person
associatedWith Fort Pitt (Pa.). corporateBody
associatedWith Great Britain. Army corporateBody
correspondedWith Morris, Robert Hunter, ca. 1700-1764 person
associatedWith Newberry Library. corporateBody
correspondedWith Pennsylvania. Lieutenant Governor (1754-1756 : Morris) corporateBody
associatedWith Public Archives of Canada. corporateBody
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Pennsylvania
Virginia--Williamsburg
United States
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Manuscripts--English
Braddock's Campaign, 1755--Sources
Quartermasters--History--18th century--Sources
Indians of North America--Wars--1750-1815--Sources
Military supplies--History--18th century--Sources
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Active 1755

Active 1759

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