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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.270
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1754-1764 
Title Appointment of John Fry as Muster Master for three companies during the French and Indian War
Date 16 August 1755
Author Phips, Spencer (1685-1757)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description The three companies were led by Fry, John Hazzelton, and Josiah Cowers, all in the regiment of foot under Colonel Samuel Willard, and "part of the Forces now raising for reinforcing the Expedition against Crown Point." These forces joined Major General William Johnson's 1755 unsuccessful attempt to take Crown Point.
Subjects French and Indian War  Military History  
People Phips, Spencer (1685-1757)  Fry, John (fl. 1756)  Johnson, William (1715-1774)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme French & Indian Wars
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Phips was lieutenant governor of Massachusetts.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859