Military letter book : Boston, 1757-1760.

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Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805. Military letter book : Boston, 1757-1760.

Military letter book : Boston, 1757-1760.

Drafts or copies of letters (many in Pownall's hand) dated 7 Aug. 1757 to 17 March 1760. The letters relate to military and naval events of the French and Indian War campaigns in New York, Louisbourg, and Canada, and the building and administration of Fort Penobscot. Addressees include generals James Abercromby, Lord Jeffery Amherst, Lord Loudoun, Sir William Pepperrell, Daniel Webb, and James Wolfe; admirals Edward Boscawen, Philip Durell, Francis Holburne, and Sir Charles Saunders; and governor James De Lancey of New York.

1 v. (ca. 140 items) in case : vellum ; 34 cm.

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Webb, Daniel, approximately 1700-1773

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Durell, Philip, -1766

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Epithet: Captain; RN British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000752.0x000120 ...

Wolfe, James, 1727-1759

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James Wolfe (1727-1759), a British army officer. His victory at the battle of the Plains of Abraham (1759, Sept. 13) and his death on the battlefield made him a hero in Great Britain. From the description of Collection of letters, autographs, and drawings related to James Wolfe, 1740-1859. , (bulk ) (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 552281903 British general. From the description of ALS and reply : to Major Walter...

De Lancey, James, 1703-1760

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Chief Justice and Lieut-Gov. of New York. From the description of Autograph letter signed : New York, to William Kempe, Attorney General, 1758 Apr. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270526072 James De Lancey (1703-1760) was the Lieutenant Governor of the English Province of New York from 1753 to 1760. From the guide to the James De Lancey speech, 1783, (Brooklyn Historical Society) ...

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...

Pepperrell, William, Sir, 1696-1759

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Army officer and Colonial governor, of Kittery, Me. From the description of Letter, 1755 May 2. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70950078 From the description of Letter, 1737 June 22. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70944443 Pepperrell was a merchant, politician and soldier who served in the colonial governments in Massachusetts. Israel Williams was a soldier and commander of a Hampshire County regimen...

Boscawen, Edward, 1711-1761

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English naval officer; "Old Dreadnought." From the description of Document signed : [n.p.], 1747 Oct. 1. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270536618 Epithet: of Add MS 10131 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000302.0x00026e Epithet: Admiral British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000302.0x00029f ...

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...

Abercromby, James, 1706-1781

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Army general, second in command of the British forces in America, 1756-1758, and commander of the Albany, N.Y., garrison. From the description of Letter : Albany, [N.Y.], to Sir Wm. Johnson, 1757 Dec. 27. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 35988285 British army officer. From the description of James Abercromby correspondence, 1758. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79449865 In 1756 James Abercromby was appointed second in command to John Campbell, 4th ...

Holburne, Francis, 1704-1771

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Epithet: Commodore, afterwards Admiral British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000703.0x00004c ...

Saunders, Charles, Sir, 1713?-1775

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Saunders was vice-admiral and commander of the British fleet bound for the St. Lawrence and was joined on his flagship Neptune by Major-Gen. James Wolfe in 1759. From the description of Letter book : manuscript, 1757-1759. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612816287 English admiral-served in Canada. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Pall Mall, 1750 Feb. 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270634177 ...

Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805

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British politician and antiquary. From the description of Memorandum on examination of John Hustler, 1781 October 31 : Lincoln, Eng. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19465117 From the description of Memorandum on examination of John Hustler, 1781 October 31 : Lincoln, Eng. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154270559 Thomas Pownall was a British colonial politician and author. In 1776 he wrote a one volume work called A Topographical Descri...

Paltsits, Victor Hugo, 1867-1952

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Manuscript curator, historian, bibliographer. From the description of Bibliographical papers, 1903-1944. (New York State Historical Documents). WorldCat record id: 155477427 Archivist and librarian. From the description of Paltsits Ulster County collection, 1643-1829. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58779526 From the description of Victor H. Paltsits manuscript collection, ca. 1903 - ca. 1928. (New York University, Group Batch...