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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.807.01
From Archive Folder Collection of items pertaining to Doctor John Lorimer 
Title Appointment of John Lorimer as a surgeon
Date 6 February 1761
Author George III, King of Great Britain (1738-1820)  
Additional authors Tyrwhitt, Thomas (1730-1786); Hesse, John F. (fl. 1758-1778); Holderness, Robert D’Arcy, Earl of (1718-1778)
Document Type Military document; Legal document
Content Description Signed by "Holdernesse", Robert Darcy, Earl of Holderness and British Secretary of State for the Northern Department 1754-1761. Holdernesse signs based on the orders of King George III. Countersigned by Thomas Tyrwhitt as Under-Secretary at War and John F. Hesse. Hesse certifies that Lorimer's appointment has been entered in the Office of Thomas Gore, Commissary General of Musters. Appoints Lorimer to a battalion of foot led by James Stuart, Lieutenant Colonel Commandant. Issued at St. James Court. Contains a partial length of rectangular blue seal. Includes a royal stamp on verso depicting a crown and the letters "G R."
Subjects Military History  Global History and Civics  Health and Medical  
People Holderness, Robert D’Arcy, Earl of (1718-1778)  Tyrwhitt, Thomas (1730-1786)  Hesse, John F. (fl. 1758-1778)  George III, King of Great Britain (1738-1820)  Lorimer, John (1732-1795)  Stuart, James (fl. 1761)  Gore, Thomas (fl. 1741-1761)  
Place written London, England
Theme Health & Medicine; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859