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Title Order and memorial [manuscript]: 1709 May 22-July 4
Author New York (State); Ingoldesby, Richard (d.1719)
Document Type Official Record
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Contemporary copies made June 27, 1709, of an order (May 22, 1709) and memorial (July 4, 1709) of New York lieutenant governor Richard Ingoldesby, regarding the supply of arms for the planned 1709 expedition against Canada led by Samuel Vetch. The order, addressed to colonels Peter Schuyler and Killian Van Rensselaer, and other militia officers, requests information on the price and availability of arms in New York city. It also includes "An Account of Sundry Arms" (May 23) and a note regarding the purchase price agreed upon by the Council. The memorial, addressed to Samuel Vetch by Ingoldesby and the Council, requests that the city, without armament after supplying Canadian expedition troops, be re-stocked with arms from the surplus expected to arrive with the British fleet.
Names Vetch, Samuel (1668-1732); Schuyler, Peter (1657-1724); Van Rensselaer, Killian (1662-1719)
Places New York, United States; Canada
Keywords expedition, weapon, money, supplies, soldiers, war, Queen Anne's War, governor, militia, New France, navy
Theme Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Culture Area Northeast
Additional Information Ingoldesby was a military officer and lieutenant governor of New York and New Jersey.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT oversize Ayer MS 634
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue