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Collection Reference Number GLC07126
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1754-1764 
Title Manuscript orderly book of aide-de-camp to Lord Jeffrey Amherst
Date 1763
Author Kemble, Stephen (1740-1822)  
Recipient Amherst, Jeffrey  
Document Type Book; Military document
Content Description Regarding the final months of the Canada Campaign and the treaty of peace. Locations mentioned include Fort St. Ann on Lake Erie, Fort William Augustus (Ogdenburg, N.Y.), La Chine, La Prairie, Pointe Claire, Fort Ontario, Chambly, etc. Kemble, an American from New Jersey, served with the British regular army. He married Thomas Gage's sister and was rapidly promoted, serving throughout the Canada campaigns. He later served in the British army as Adjutant General under Generals Howe and Clinton 1775-1778. After serving in the British West Indies, Kemble returned to the U.S. in 1805. Four documents are housed in a separate folder.
Subjects Orderly Book  French and Indian War  France  Military History  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Canada  Peace  Treaty  
People Kemble, Stephen (1740-1822)  Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron (1717-1797)  
Place written Various Locations
Theme French & Indian Wars; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859