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Germain , George, Lord, 1716-1785

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1716 - 1785

George Germain, 1st Viscount Sackville was a British soldier and politician who was Secretary of State for America in Lord North's cabinet during the American War of Independence. His ministry received much of the blame for Britain's loss of thirteen American colonies.

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J. Burgoyne letter

Mss 777570
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 777570
Scope and Contents A two and half page letter from J. Burgoyne of Albany to Lord George Germaine concering his arduous task and positive orders, the term of surrender, the discipline and efficiency of the rebel troops and Major General Philips brave offer