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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|The Henry Knox Papers  1744-1748
|William Shirley to Samuel Waldo about discharge orders
|28 October 1747
|Shirley, William (1694-1771)
|Correspondence; Military document
|Discusses orders for a discharge of the majority of the troops under Waldo's command. States that he should only keep a few hundred that will be necessary for the defense of the garrison at Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia in Canada. Also mentions that he should have his junior officers collect all of the arms and accoutrements of the discharged soldiers and gives further instructions in regards to the discharged men.
|French and Indian War Canada Military History Infantry France Global History and Civics Foreign Affairs Military Supplies Weaponry Fortification
|Shirley, William (1694-1771) Waldo, Samuel (1695-1759)
|French & Indian Wars
|The Henry Knox Papers
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859