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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 #: GLC01450.807.03 Author/Creator: George III, King of Great Britain (1738-1820) Place Written: London, England Type: Document signed Date: 14 March 1765 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 24.8 x 34.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed by Montagu-Dunk, Second Earl of Halifax and British Secretary of State for the Southern Department 9 September 1763-10 July 1765. Montagu-Dunk signs based on the orders of King George III. Countersigned by [C. D. Osby?], possibly 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 hospitals in Pensacola, Florida. Issued at St. James Court. Contains a length of rectangular blue seal and a round seal. Includes a royal stamp on verso depicting a crown and the letters "G. R."

People: Halifax, George Montagu-Dunk, Earl of, 1716-1771
Osby, C. D., fl. 1765
Hesse, John F., fl. 1758-1778
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: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyHealth and MedicalMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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