Returns of British Army Regiments

Scope and Content

Returns of the various regiments composing the British Army, written in a clerical hand, 1 December 1760, 38 folios. The figures for officers, non-commissioned officers, effectives, and contingent men are tabulated for each regiment. There follow an abstract of the militia and a summary of the disposition of the forces in North America. The last is signed 'Jeff. Amherst, Quebec 4th October 1760' (not autograph).

Administrative / Biographical History

Jeff. Amherst is probably Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst (1717-1797), Field Marshal.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1923.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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