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On the French & Indian War... Troops in Canada...
Item # 696527
April 21, 1761
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, April 21, 1761
* French and Indian War
* Robert Rogers & more
The front page has a letter concerning the French & Indian War which includes in part: "...Major Rogers passed lately thro' this city on his return from Detroit or Fort St.Joseph...We are glad that Mr. Rogers is gone to Carolina as he is so very capable of conducting an Indian War; he has brought away the French garrison of Detroit to this place..." with more.
The back page has a brief item noting: "According to a particular survey of the south and north shores of the river St. Lawrence... there are in Canada 120 out parishes, containing each about 150 arm'd men, which amounts to 18,000; in Quebec 700; Trois Divers 350, Montreal 600; total 19,650 men."
Eight pages, 8 1/4 by 10 3/4 inches, full red tax stamp on page 2, very nice condition.
Category: The 1600's and 1700's