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British general, one of the victors in the French and Indian War, conquered Louisbourg, Quebec City & Montreal, first British governor of Canada, later twice asked to lead Britain’s efforts to put down the Patriot rebellion, but he declined, first in 1775 & again in 1778. ALS "Jeff: Amherst", March 22 1776, Office of Ordnance to Major G.G. Williams, in part: "I am very glad that by some precedents which have been laid before the Board...that the Board think themselves justified in recommending Staff Pay for you and in allowing you a Boat, on so important an occasion and service as you are going on, in which I most heartily wish you all the success and good health...", choice, attractively priced example, Amherst lists in Sanders over $1,400 in ALS form

Condition: NM
JEFFREY AMHERST (1717-1797) 1776 DATED AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED--SO IMPORTANT AN OCCASION AND SERVICEJEFFREY AMHERST (1717-1797) 1776 DATED AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED--SO IMPORTANT AN OCCASION AND SERVICEJEFFREY AMHERST (1717-1797) 1776 DATED AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED--SO IMPORTANT AN OCCASION AND SERVICE
JEFFREY AMHERST (1717-1797) 1776 DATED AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED--"SO IMPORTANT AN OCCASION AND SERVICE"
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