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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Collection of items pertaining to Doctor John Lorimer
|James Odell to John Lorimer informing Lorimer that his request for a pension has been accepted
|Odell, James (fl. 1784)
|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.
|Military History Global History and Civics Health and Medical Finance Soldier's Pay
|Lorimer, John (1732-1795) Odell, James (fl. 1784) Dorchester, Guy Carleton, Baron (1724-1808)
|Health & Medicine; Government & Politics; French & Indian Wars; The American Revolution
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|Sir George Yonge served as British Secretary at War 1782-1794.
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
|Letter from John Lorimer to George Yonge containing information on his service as a military surgeon