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George III, King of Great Britain (1738-1820) Orders payment to Moses Franks for troop supplies against the Cherokee Indians on the Frontiers of Virginia .

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.507 Author/Creator: George III, King of Great Britain (1738-1820) Place Written: London Type: Document signed Date: 07 April 1762 Pagination: 1 p. ; 33 x 20.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Franks was a prominent Jewish merchant.

People: George III, King of the United Kingdom, 1738-1820

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistoryCherokee IndianJudaismFinanceMilitary HistoryMilitary SuppliesFrontiers and Exploration

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