Charles Swift Riché Hildeburn collection of documents related to the British Army in North America

A miscellaneous collection of documents, copies, and abstracts collected by or made for Hildeburn and organized to reflect some of the activities of the British Army in North America. Included are an account of liquor given Indians, 1765-1766; subsistence records for officers in New York, 1771; r...

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Main Author: Hildeburn, Charles Swift Riché 1855-1901 (Creator)
Collection:Charles Swift Riché Hildeburn Collection of Documents Related To the British Army in North America
Collection Number:Am.6093folio
Format: Manuscript
Language:English
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Physical Description: 1.5 Linear feet 1.5 linear feet, 70 items, 1 volume
Summary: A miscellaneous collection of documents, copies, and abstracts collected by or made for Hildeburn and organized to reflect some of the activities of the British Army in North America. Included are an account of liquor given Indians, 1765-1766; subsistence records for officers in New York, 1771; returns of prisoners taken by the Americans, 1775-1777; paroles issued to British officers, 1775-1777; as well as copies and abstracts made for the collector from British Army records. Included, too, are some early references to the fur trade in western Pennsylvania, 1767-1768.