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Gage, Thomas, 1721-1787



  • Existence: 1727 - 1787


Thomas Gage was a British Army general officer and colonial official best known for his many years of service in North America, including his role as British commander-in-chief in the early days of the American Revolution.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Gen. Thomas Gage letter

Identifier: Mss 773325
Mss 773325
Date(s): 1773-05-25
Scope and Contents

Letter from Gen. Thomas Gage of New York to Sir Wm. Johnson he is planning to sail for England, and only awaits the Arrival of Gen. Haldiman. Hears that Johnson is in poor health. Endorsement from Genl. Gage concerning his intended departure for England.

Thomas Gage letter

Identifier: Mss 764254.1
Mss 764254.1
Date(s): 1764-04-04
Scope and Contents

Letter from Thomas Gage in New York, New York to Col. John Bradstreet requesting distribution of accompanying orders (not included), circular in clerical hand, signed. Includes a lengthy note in Gage's hand, signed with his initials commenting on political situation in New York.

Thomas Gage letter

Identifier: Mss 772630.2
Mss 772630.2
Date(s): 1772-11-30
Scope and Contents

Letter from Thomas Gage in New York, N.Y., to Sir Will Johson comments on a case involving the murder of a trader, and on the trial of one Ramsay n Montreal.

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