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Great Britain. Royal American Regiment commission

Mss 757452
Identifier: Mss 757452
Date(s): 1757-08-02
Scope and Contents

Commission signed by Lt. Co. John Young, of Joseph Johnson to raise a unit of Mohegan Indian scouts. Accompanied by orders to Johnson to scout Fort Edward to Fort Ticonderoga and rejoin the regiment at Fort William Henry. On the document is a letter from Johnson to his wife (August 19, 1757), describing life in camp and detailing the sickness of some of his fellow scouts.