Grant, Robert (fl. 1769) to John Manners, Marquis of Granby
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.556.04 Author/Creator: Grant, Robert (fl. 1769) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript letter signed Date: 17 February 1769 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 37 x 20.3 cm.
Petitioning Granby for a post as a carpenter in Quebec "in the room of Mr. Butler." He has just served as a carpenter for the army. Bottom states "Ordered to be recommended to the Master General" and is signed in an illegible hand.
John Manners, Marquis de Gransby, was a hero during the Seven Years war, then became Master-General of the Ordnance and Commander-in-Chief of the Forces.
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