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Collection Reference Number GLC05588.04
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1754-1764 
Title Appointment of Captain William Coventry to Aide de Camp
Date 5 August 1757
Author de Lancey, James (1703-1760)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Countersigned by Deputy Secretary of the province Goldsbrow Banyar and witnessed by his clerk, John Godby. Includes official seal.
Subjects Military History  French and Indian War  
People de Lancey, James (1703-1760)  Godby, John (fl. 1757-1761)  Banyar, Goldsbrow (1724-1815)  
Place written Fort George, New York
Theme French & Indian Wars
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information De Lancey was Lieutenant Governor and Commander-in-Chief of New York from 1753 through 1760. Banyar, a career British colonial official, achieved wealth and prominence in colonial New York as Deputy Auditor-General of the province and then Deputy Secretary of the province. He was also Deputy Clerk of the Council and the provincial Supreme Court.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859