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).
Returns of British Army Regiments
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- ReferenceGB 12 MS.Add.6402
- Dates of Creation1760
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- Physical Description1 volume
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Administrative / Biographical History
Jeff. Amherst is probably Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst (1717-1797), Field Marshal.
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Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
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