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Mauger, Joshua (1725-1788) to Thomas Cottle to Thomas Lambert to Thomas Lambert to Henry Livingston

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03902.268 Author/Creator: Mauger, Joshua (1725-1788) Place Written: Chelsea, London, England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 6 November - 7 December 1762 Pagination: 4 p. : 19.3 x 31.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Document contains four copied letters. All were written in Chelsea, London. The first letter, on page 1, was from Mauger to Thomas Cottle, dated 10 November 1762. The second letter, on page 2, was from Mauger to Thomas Lambert, dated 6 November 1762. The third letter, on page 3, was from Mauger to Thomas Lambert, dated 10 November 1762. The fourth letter, on page 4, was from Mauger to Henry Livingston, dated 7 December 1762.

People: Watson, Brook, 1735-1807
Mauger, Joshua, 1725-1788
Halifax, George Montagu-Dunk, Earl of, 1716-1771
Grenville, George, 1712-1770
Sandwich, John Montagu, 4th Earl of, 1718-1792
Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyPoliticsStamp ActGovernment and CivicsFranceLawCanadaSoldier's Letter

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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