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Title Letters [manuscript]: New York [State], to Gov. [William] Denny, 1757 Jan. 1 - 1758 Jan. 21
Author Loudoun, Earl of, John Campbell (1705-1782)
Date
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Two letters, dated Jan. 1, 1757 and Jan. 21, 1758, written by John Campbell Loudoun to William Denny, Lieut. Governor of Pennsylvania. The first letter, in Loudoun’s hand, informs Denny about current political matters and that certain letters have been recently intercepted. In the second letter, Loudoun requests, on Sir William Johnson’s behalf, that Denny use all necessary influence to halt any private negotiations with the Indians comprising the Five Nations.
Names Johnson, Sir, William (1715-1774); Denny, William (b.1718)
Places Pennsylvania, New York, United States
Keywords British Colonialism, British North America, politics, French and Indian Wars, war, warfare, warrior, negotiation, alliance
Theme American Indians and the European Powers; Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northeast
Additional Information John Campbell Loudoun, British officer, served as commander-in-chief of all military forces during the French and Indian War from Mar. 1756 to Dec. 1757.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 529
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue