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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.08939
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0002] 1744-1748 
Title William Shirley to Samuel Waldo about discharge orders
Date 28 October 1747
Author Shirley, William (1694-1771)  
Recipient Waldo, Samuel  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description 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.
Subjects French and Indian War  Canada  Military History  Infantry  France  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Military Supplies  Weaponry  Fortification  
People Shirley, William (1694-1771)  Waldo, Samuel (1695-1759)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme French & Indian Wars
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859