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|Title||Orderly book [manuscript]: Fort Monckton, Nova Scotia, 1755, Nov. 26 - 1756, Mar. 16|
|Author||Frye, Joseph (1712-1794)|
|Date||View date in the chronology|
|Document Type||Official Record|
|Description||From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Orderly book written by Major Joseph Frye while in command at Fort Monckton, Nova Scotia in 1755-1756. The book includes entries, often daily, on the following topics: the assignment of various paroles and guards, orders to remain in or near the fort, notice of court martials and trials of prisoners, and miscellaneous orders. Several entries also show the difficulty Frye had with maintaining discipline among the soldiers.|
|Places||Fort Monckton, Nova Scotia, Canada|
|Keywords||military, French and Indian Wars, armed forces, army, soldiers, British Colonialism, British North America, fort|
|Theme||First Nations of Canada; Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances|
Joseph Frye, soldier, was born in Andover, Mass. in 1712. He began his military career in 1745 as an ensign in Hale’s regiment which took part in the capture of Louisburg. During the French and Indian War, Frye served as a major in the expedition to Nova Scotia (1755-1756) that expelled a portion of the Acadians. While a resident of Andover, Frye also was a representative to the General Court. In 1770 he settle in Maine, where he died in 1794.
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|Library||The Newberry Library|
|Copyright||The Newberry Library|
|Collection||The Edward E. Ayer Collection|
|Reference||VAULT Ayer MS 304|
|Catalogue Link||The Newberry Library Catalogue|