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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.807.04.05
From Archive Folder Collection of items pertaining to Doctor John Lorimer 
Title James Odell to John Lorimer informing Lorimer that his request for a pension has been accepted
Date ca. 1784
Author Odell, James (fl. 1784)  
Recipient Lorimer, John  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Odell informs Lorimer that Sir Guy Carleton has again mentioned him to Sir George Yonge, British Secretary at War. Relates that Yonge "had spoken to the King on the Subject, and that His Majesty is pleased to approve of your having the half-pay of Inspector & c- on which occasion it is with great sincerity that I offer you the congratulation..." Refer to GLC01450.807.04.04, in which Lorimer requested retirement from Yonge after serving as a surgeon for the Royal Army since the French and Indian War. Date inferred from GLC01450.807.04.04.
Subjects Military History  Global History and Civics  Health and Medical  Finance  Soldier's Pay  
People Lorimer, John (1732-1795)  Odell, James (fl. 1784)  Dorchester, Guy Carleton, Baron (1724-1808)  
Theme Health & Medicine; Government & Politics; French & Indian Wars; The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Sir George Yonge served as British Secretary at War 1782-1794.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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