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Great Britain. Royal American Regiment commission

Mss 757452
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 757452

Description

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.

Dates

  • 1757-08-02
  • 1757-08-19

Creator

Language of Materials

In English.

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Extent

.1 linear ft. ; 31 cm

General

Mohegan Indians, Fort Edward, NY, Fort Ticonderoga, NY, Fench and Indian War (1755-1763), Military Orders, Joseph Johnson, John Young

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