The Resource These records are not part of the Virginia Colonial Records Project | An itemized listing of materials is available at the beginning of the reel

These records are not part of the Virginia Colonial Records Project | An itemized listing of materials is available at the beginning of the reel

Label
1729-1759
Inclusive dates
1729-1759
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • eng
Summary
  • Collection of papers relating to the battle for Ft. Duquesne (Pa.), 1755-1763, housed at the British Library Archives. Correspondents include Henry Bouquet, Robert Carter, Robert Dinwiddie, Lord Thomas Fairfax, John St. Clair, and George Washington. Also includes a report, written in 1755, on the state of Virginia, including information on its boundaries, trade, and relationships with the French. The orderly book of John Forbes, Camp near Reas Town, 1758 September-November, is at the end of the reel
  • Some of the letters written between John Forbes and Henry Bouquet are in the French language
  • These papers were copied from the British Library Archives, Additional manuscripts 21639, 21640, 21641, 21643, and 30306, Egerton manuscripts 2684, British transcripts: Public Records Office, and the French National Archives
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  • Accessioned
  • Described
Cataloging source
Vi
Form designation
Papers relating to America
Label
These records are not part of the Virginia Colonial Records Project | An itemized listing of materials is available at the beginning of the reel
Note
  • These records are not part of the Virginia Colonial Records Project
  • An itemized listing of materials is available at the beginning of the reel
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
1
Immediate source of acquisition
Library of Congress
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
001503353
Reproduction note
Microfilm.
Type of unit
reel.

Library Locations

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