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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.261
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1754-1764 
Title Instructions to the paymaster of expedition forces to make payments
Date 24 December 1761
Author Hodgson, Studholme (1705-1795)  
Document Type Business and financial document; Military document
Content Description Hodgson, a major general and colonel of the 5th foot regiment, directs Charles Bembridge, the Deputy Paymaster General to the Forces on an Expedition, to make payments to several regiments, in the amounts listed. Hodgson had served as correspondent to British Secretary of War William W. Barrington before forming the 52nd of Foot and the Royal West Kent Regiments. Hodgson had participated in the April campaign to capture Belle Isle, off the coast of France. He was made a field marshal in 1796.
Subjects French and Indian War  Military History  Soldier's Pay  Finance  
People Hodgson, Studholme (1705-1795)  Barrington, William Wildman, Viscount (1717-1793)  
Place written Belle Isle, France
Theme French & Indian Wars
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859