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Title Letter [manuscript]: Boston, [Mass.], to Col. John Thomas, [Nova Scotia], 1760 Jan. 16
Author Thwing, Nathaniel (1703-1768)
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: January 16, 1760, letter from Thwing, an officer in Col. John Thomas’ regiment of Massachusetts militia, to Thomas, who was with the regiment in Nova Scotia, regarding the results of his mission to Boston to obtain the discharge of the troops. Thwing reports that he was instructed by the governor to meet with Gen. Amherst, who expressed "a hearty willingness to have the Troops Discharged," and who wrote to Gov. Lawrence in Nova Scotia regarding the issue.
Names Thomas, John (1724-1776); Amherst, Baron, Jeffery (1717-1797); Lawrence, Charles (1709-1760)
Places Massachusetts, Boston, United States; Nova Scotia, Canada
Keywords armed forces, militia, soldiers, colonial forces, British Colonialism, French and Indian Wars, governor
Theme Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Culture Area Northeast, Subarctic
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 890
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue