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Yonge, William, Sir (d. 1755) [Document in the name of George II re: authorization to recruit soldiers for a British regiment]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.288 Author/Creator: Yonge, William, Sir (d. 1755) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1 May 1745 Pagination: 1 p. : 28 x 19.5 cm.

Summary of Content: A true copy signed by John Campbell, Earl of Loudon, sent to William Yonge who was the British secretary of state for war. Campbell was a colonel in the British army in the American colonies.

Background Information: Yonge was the British secretary of state for war. Campbell was a colonel in the British army in the American colonies.

People: Yonge, William, -1755
Loudoun, John Campbell, Earl of, 1705-1782

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: RecruitmentMilitary HistoryGovernment and CivicsFrench and Indian War

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