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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.10635
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0002] 1744-1748 
Title William Shirley to Samuel Waldo
Date 31 October 1746
Author Shirley, William (1694-1771)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Also signed by Jacob Willard [Secrty]. Appears to be an official document regarding raising troops in the colonies of Massachusetts Bay, New Hampshire, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. The troops are to be employed in an expedition for the "Reduction of Canada" commanded by [Arthur] St. Clair. Further details and instructions about the expedition are provided.
Subjects Canada  Military History  Finance  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Recruitment  France  French and Indian War  
People Shirley, William (1694-1771)  Waldo, Samuel (1695-1759)  St. Clair, Arthur (1737-1818)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme Foreign Affairs; French & Indian Wars; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859