Thomas Gage papers 1754-1807 1759-1775 Gage, Thomas, papers

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Thomas Gage papers, Gage, Thomas, papers, 1754-1807, 1759-1775

Thomas Gage papers 1754-1807 1759-1775 Gage, Thomas, papers

The Thomas Gage papers consist of the military and governmental correspondence and headquarter papers of General Thomas Gage, officer in the British Army in America (1754-1763) and commander-in-chief of the British forces in North America between 1763 and 1775. The papers include incoming correspondence and retained copies of letters written by Gage, together with a large quantity of documents related to military administration and manuscript maps of North America. The collection is particularly strong in documenting British administration of North America after the French and Indian War, interactions with Native Americans, and the years preceding the American Revolution. The series is described in a separate finding aid. Thomas Gage warrants

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Church, Benjamin, 1734-1778

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Physician, poet, author, and traitor; b. Newport, R.I.; graduate of Harvard, 1754; lived in Boston and Raynham, Mass.; after correspondence with British was intercepted in 1775, he was tried by court martial. Continental Congress resolved on Nov. 6, that he should be imprisoned at Norwich, Conn., but because of illness was removed to Massachusetts and put on parole; allowed to sail from Boston in May 1776 for London but ship never heard from again; family was pensioned by the Crown. ...

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 descri...

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Farquhar, William, d. 1759

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Abbadie, Governor d’, d. 1765

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Revere, Paul, 1735-1818

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Boston goldsmith and engraver. Helped plan and execute the destruction of the tea in Boston harbor; gave notice of the British expedition to Concord on 18 Apr. 1775. From the description of Paul Revere receipt of Nathaniel Appleton, 1786 Aug. 28. (Buffalo History Museum). WorldCat record id: 76893586 Silversmith, patriot, courier famous for his midnight ride announcing British forces. From the description of ADS, 1797 May 5 : Boston. Bill. (Copley Press, J S Copl...

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Hancock, Thomas, 1703-1764

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Pigot, Sir Robert, 2nd bart., 1720-1796

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Ulloa, Antonio ˜deœ 1716-1795

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Sons of liberty

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English colonist and statesman. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Bushey Park, to an unidentified correspondent, 1763 Oct. 10. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270498832 ...

O'Reilly, Alejandro, 1725-1794

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Six Nations

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Moses Cleaveland was a Connecticut lawyer, legislator, and army officer who became the Director and agent for the Connecticut Land Company. Prior to leading its first surveying and exploring party into the Connecticut Western Reserve in 1795 and founding the City of Cleveland, Ohio in 1796, Cleaveland sought permission from the Six Nations to survey and settle the land that they traditionally controlled. From the description of Chiefs of the Six Nations letter to Moses Cleaveland, 17...

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English politician and literary student. From the description of Autograph letter address, signed : to George Grenville, [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270586542 ...

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British royal governor of Georgia (1760-1776, 1779-1782) who returned to England after the Revolution. From the description of Sir James Wright correspondence, 1784 September 18. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70983534 British royal governor of Georgia (1760-1776, 1779-1782), who returned to England after the Revolution. From the description of Papers, 1784. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 34149569 Sir James Wright (1716-1785) was a lawyer in Charleston, ...

Cramahé, Hector Theophilus 1720-1788

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Murray, James, 1721-1794

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James Murray, distinguished general and governor of Quebec, was born in Scotland. He was commissioned to British army about 1740 and served in several expeditions in the West Indies, Flanders and Brittany. Murray played a vital part in the conquest of Canada, serving as commander of the operations against Montreal which led to the final French surrrender. He was appointed governor of Quebec from 1760-1766. He also served as governor of Minorca from 1774 to 1782. He was made a full general in 178...

Germain, George Sackville, 1716-1785

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Christie, Gabriel, 1722-1799.

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Great Britain. Ordnance.

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Robertson, James, 1720? -1788

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Bradstreet, John, 1711-1774

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x000337 Army officer. From the description of John Bradstreet correspondence, 1763. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451224 John Bradstreet (1711-1774), a soldier who served with the British and colonial forces, 1735-1774, gained recognition for his extraordinary abilities with that class of irregulars known as "battoe-men." Governor ...

Howe, William Howe, Viscount, 1729-1814

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Commander-in-chief of British forces in North America from 1775 to 1778. From the description of Appointment, 1778 Feb. 23, Philadelphia, of Charles Bowden. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122625975 Commander of British Army troops in North America during the American Revolution. From the description of Book of general orders: manuscript, 1777. (New York State Library). WorldCat record id: 80960793 Army officer, Great Britain. ...

Burton, Ralph, d. 1768.

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Gould Morgan, Sir Charles, 1726-1806

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Campbell, John, 1708-1775

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English miscellaneous writer. From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) and one letter signed : [London], to Sir Philip Francis, 1771 Oct. 24 and 1773 Dec. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270134399 ...

Great Britain. Treaties, etc. Six Nations, 1768 Nov. 5.

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Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797

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British army officer. From the description of Papers of Jeffery Amherst, Baron Amherst, 1759-1762. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71062467 English field-marshal. From the description of Document signed : Office of Ordnance [London], 1773 Mar. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270132562 Army officer and governor general of British North America. From the description of Jeffery Amherst, Baron Amherst, papers, 1759. (Unknown). WorldCat record id...

Johnson, William, 1715-1774

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British official in America. From the description of Receipt signed to an autograph letter signed (signature obliterated) dated Schonectady [sic] 24 December, 1764 : [n.p.], 1764 Dec. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270496465 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Johnson Hall, to an unidentified correspondent, 1769 Apr. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270487684 Sir William Johnson was a wealthy land owner and trader, controlling most of the lands in...

Burgoyne, John, 1722-1792

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Burgoyne was a Lieutenant General of British forces during the American Revolution, who surrendered at Saratoga in Oct. 1777. From the description of John Burgoyne letter : to M.G. Gates, 1777 Dec. 12. (Cornell University Library). WorldCat record id: 63936829 British general. From the description of ALS : near Bemis Heights, N.Y., to Horatio Gates, 1777 Sept. 27. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122591552 General and Dramatist. ...

Egremont, Sir Charles Wyndham, 2nd earl of, 1710-1763

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Cochran, Gavin, d. 1786.

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Loudoun, John Campbell, Earl of, 1705-1782

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Born in 1705. Entered army in 1727. Commissioned major general in 1755, and appointed the following year as commander-in-chief of British forces in America during the French and Indian War, and named titular governor of Virginia. Died at Loudoun Castle, the family seat in Ayrshire, in 1782. From the description of Memorandum book, 1757 Jan. 1-Apr. 1 [microform]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122612272 John Campbell, Fourth Earl of Loudoun (5 May 1705 - 27 Apr. 1782) was the...

Farmar, Robert, 1717-1778

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British army officer. From the description of Robert Farmar agreement, 1763. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453569 ...

Trumbull, Jonathan, 1710-1785

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Governor of Conn. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lebanon, to Major-General Huntington, 1779 Mar. 24. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573362 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Hartford, to Thomas Mumford in Groton, 1781 Aug. 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573366 From the description of Autograph letter signed : Lebanon, to Major-General Huntington and Captain Mumford, 1779 Jun. 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270573357 ...

Franklin, William, 1731-1813

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William Franklin was born in 1731, the illegitimate son of Benjamin Franklin; his mother's identity is unknown. Prime Minister, Lord Bute, named William Franklin to the position of Royal Governor of New Jersey when the office became available in 1762. At first, Franklin was greeted in New Jersey with trepidation, as it was assumed that his famous father had obtained the office for him. In contrast to the low expectations of him, William Franklin became one of the most effective royal governors N...

Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790

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Benjamin Franklin (b. January 17, 1706, Boston, MA-d. April 17, 1790, Philadelphia, PA) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the ligh...

Hancock, John, 1737-1793

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John Hancock (b. January 23, 1737, Braintree, MA-d. October 8, 1793, Boston, MA) was a prominent Boston merchant and leading statesman during the American Revolutionary War period. A 1754 graduate of Harvard College, he served as its treasurer from 1773 until 1777. Born in Braintree, Massachusetts, Hancock moved to Boston after the death of his father, the Reverend John Hancock (1702-1744) and lived with his uncle and aunt, Thomas (1703-1764) and Lydia Hancock (1714-1776). Upon grad...

Legge, Francis, 1719-1783

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Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804

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Epithet: American Major -General British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000618.0x000312 Revolutionary War general and agent appointed to negotiate with the Oneida, Onondaga and Cauyga Indians. From the description of Account with New York State for Expenses as Indian Agent, 1795-1796. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122364391 Revolutionary War general. From the descripti...