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George III, King of Great Britain (1738-1820) [Appointment of John Lorimer as surgeon]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.807.02 Author/Creator: George III, King of Great Britain (1738-1820) Place Written: London, England Type: Document signed Date: 11 June 1762 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 24.8 x 34.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed by Charles Wyndman, Second Earl of Egremont and British Secretary of State for the Southern Department 1761-1763. Egremont signs based on the orders of King George III. Countersigned by Thomas Tyrwhitt as Under-Secretary at War and John F. [Hesse?]. Hesse certifies that Lorimer's appointment has been entered in the Office of Thomas Gore, Commissary General of Musters. Appoints Lorimer as surgeon to the garrison on the British Island of Belleisle. Issued at St. James Court. Contains a length of rectangular blue seal. Includes a royal stamp on verso depicting a crown and the letters "G R."

Background Information: Wyndham was Secretary of State for the Southern Department 1761-1763.

People: Tyrwhitt, Thomas, 1730-1786
Hesse, John F., fl. 1758-1778
Egremont, Charles Wyndham, Earl of, 1710-1763
George III, King of the United Kingdom, 1738-1820
George III, King of the United Kingdom, 1738-1820
Lorimer, John, 1732-1795
Gore, Thomas, fl. 1741-1761

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMilitary HistoryHealth and Medical

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