Peter Warren papers 1738-1764 1744-1751 Warren, Peter, papers


Peter Warren papers, Warren, Peter, papers, 1738-1764, 1744-1751

Peter Warren papers 1738-1764 1744-1751 Warren, Peter, papers

The Peter Warren papers are the letters, documents, and financial papers of Admiral Peter Warren, the British naval officer who led the siege of the French fortress at Louisbourg in 1745. The collection primarily contains material related to the Louisburg expedition in 1745 and the British occupation of the outpost. The were originally part of the . Peter Warren papers Thomas Gage papers

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