Letter, 1755 July 18, Fort Cumberland, to Gov. Robert Hunter Morris.

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Orme, Robert, d. 1781. Letter, 1755 July 18, Fort Cumberland, to Gov. Robert Hunter Morris.

Letter, 1755 July 18, Fort Cumberland, to Gov. Robert Hunter Morris.

Undated handwritten copy, made by John Hancock, of an original letter describing General Edward Braddock's defeat at Fort Duquesne during the French and Indian War.

1 ALS ; 23 cm.

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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...

Orme, Robert, -1781

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Orme was an officer under General Edward Braddock. He was wounded in Braddock's retreat. From the description of Letter, 1755 July 18, Fort Cumberland, to Gov. Robert Hunter Morris. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 52444335 British soldier, aide-de-camp to Gen. Edward Braddock. From the description of Letter : Fort Cumberland, Pa., to Robert Hunter Morris, 1755 July 18. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 12246629...

Morris, Robert Hunter, approximately 1700-1764

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Braddock, Edward, 1695?-1755

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Epithet: Major-General; of Egerton MS 3429 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x000282 ...