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Leake, Robert (fl. 1764) Provisions for English troops during French and Indian War

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06901 Author/Creator: Leake, Robert (fl. 1764) Place Written: [Boston?] Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1764/07/06 Pagination: 3 p. + docket 32.1 x 19.8 cm

c/s Robert Calander. An agreement to supply English troops, under the command of General Gage stationed in North America, with provisions including flour, oxen and sheep for Fort Loudon (per doxket) during the war.

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