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Gage, Thomas (1721-1787) to Stephen Hopkins

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.257 Author/Creator: Gage, Thomas (1721-1787) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Manuscript letter signed Date: 26 March 1764 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 22 x 18.5 cm.

General Gage to reiterate request of Rhode Island Governor Hopkins troops to fight "against the Savages" in the French and Indian War.

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