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Jeffrey Amherst to Thomas Hancock Letter, 1761 March 29

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4

Scope and Contents

Letter regarding shipping matters from Jeffrey Amherst, New York, to Boston merchant Thomas Hancock.


  • Creation: 1761 March 29


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Biographical / Historical

Jeffrey Amherst born in Kent, England January 29, 1717-August 3, 1797. He was Governor of Virginia under the Crown, 1759-1768; he never went to Virginia and was represented by deputies.


From the Collection: 3.0 Linear Feet



Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository