A Guide to Jeffery Amherst's Letter to Lt. Donald Campbell, 1762 May 4 Letter to Lt. Donald Campbell, 1762 May 4. MS 1987.2

A Guide to Jeffery Amherst's Letter to Lt. Donald Campbell, 1762 May 4

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John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 1982.7


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 1982.7
Title
Letter to Lt. Donald Campbell, 1762 May 4.
Extent
1 item. ; 34 cm.
Creator
Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797.
Language
English

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Jeffery Amherst's Letter to Lt.Donald Campbell, 1762 May 4, Manuscript # 1982.7, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

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Purchase, 1982.


Scope and Content Information

Jeffrey Amherst, New York, to Donald Campbell. Concerns raising 268 recruits from the colony of Virginia for the King's forces. Campbell is chosen to go to Hampton {Va.} on the "Ranger", and from there to Williamsburg to review the recruits. There he is to deliver a letter to Lt. Gov. {Francis} Fauquier. Provides a credit on John Hunter to pay the bounties. Troops are to board the ship immediately f or the return trip to New York.


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