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Collection Reference Number GLC02499.05
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1765-1774 
Title Thomas Gage to John Bradstreet about delivering sheep
Date 25 December 1768
Author Gage, Thomas (ca. 1719-1787)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Written by Major General Gage to Lieutenant Colonel Bradstreet. Forgot to mention in his first letter that the mayor desired "the Smith's sheep" be delivered up to him. Says he thought it was mentioned to Bradstreet before, but that he could have possibly forgot. Written as the British military was occupying Boston and in the process of quartering troops in Boston.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Global History and Civics  Military History  Military Provisions  Military Law  Agriculture and Animal Husbandry  
People Gage, Thomas (1721-1787)  Bradstreet, John (1714-1774)  
Theme Government & Politics; The American Revolution; Agriculture; French & Indian Wars
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information John Bradstreet (1711-1774) was a Lieutenant Colonel in the French and Indian War who helped Britain gain control of Lake Ontario by capturing Fort Frontenac, now Kingston, Ontario. Bradstreet died in New York City in 1774.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859