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Unknown "The Camp at the Wood Creek Reviewed with an account of the Forces Built . . .

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03107.02096 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Manuscript Date: 1709/08/16 Pagination: 13p. + docket 30.1 x 19.6 cm

Summary of Content: . . . Between Albany and said Camp, and of the Forces Posted there in order for the Expedition against Canada and how they are Subsisted." The Review relates a number of concerns regarding the expedition to reduce Canada. The soldiers are described as unruly and lacking in military training, and there is a fear that many will become sick over the course of the winter. Provisions and equipment are transported with great expense and difficulty; and there is also the fear that the Indians' loyalty may falter and result in an attack against the English.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: American Indian HistorySpyingCanadaFranceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMilitary HistoryMilitary CampHealth and MedicalFinanceMilitary SuppliesMilitary ProvisionsDiplomacy

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