Jeffery Amherst papers 1758-1764 Amherst, Jeffery papers

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Jeffery Amherst papers, Amherst, Jeffery papers, 1758-1764

Jeffery Amherst papers 1758-1764 Amherst, Jeffery papers

The Jeffery Amherst papers (763 items) consist of the correspondence, documents, and military orders of Jeffery Amherst, British commander-in-chief in North America from 1758-1763. Included are Amherst's letters to General Thomas Gage and the papers given to Gage with the transfer of authority in 1763.

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