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Hardy, Charles, Sir (1716?-1780) to John Van Rensselaer

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08922 Author/Creator: Hardy, Charles, Sir (1716?-1780) Place Written: Fort George, New York Type: Letter signed Date: 7 June 1756 Pagination: 2 p. : address ; 31.5 x 19.5 cm.

Discusses recruiting a militia unit for an expedition against the French at Crown Point, New York during the Seven Years War. Tells Lieutenant Colonel that "You will find by the enclosed Estimate made by the Assembly, that the Quota of your County is 211 Men, exclusive of 150 which the House supposed to be at Forts Edward and William Henry, and would reengage in the Service against Crown Point."

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