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Great Britain. Royal American Regiment commission

Identifier: Mss 757452
Mss 757452

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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.


  • 1757-08-02
  • 1757-08-19


Language of Materials

In English.

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.1 linear ft. ; 31 cm


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

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