George Clinton papers, 1697-1760, bulk 1745-1753.

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William L. Clements Library. George Clinton papers, 1697-1760, bulk 1745-1753.

George Clinton papers, 1697-1760, bulk 1745-1753.

This collection contains the letters, documents, and accounts of George Clinton, colonial governor of New York. The bulk of the collection is comprised of drafts of Clinton's letters, incoming official letters, Clinton's letter book for 1752-1753, military memoranda, documents related to Indian affairs, and personal, government, and military accounts created during King George's War.

2.5 linear feet.

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