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Mauger, Joshua (1725-1788) to John Colliers, Charles Morris, Richard Bulkeley, Henry Newton, and Michael Francklin to William Nesbitt

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03902.273 Author/Creator: Mauger, Joshua (1725-1788) Place Written: London, England Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 3 February - 14 March 1763 Pagination: 2 p. : 19.4 x 23.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Document contains two copied letters. Both were written in London, England. The first letter, on page 1, was from Mauger to John Colliers, Charles Morris, Richard Bulkeley, Henry Newton, and Michael Francklin, dated 21 September. The last number of the year has been torn off, leaving just 176. However, the second letter is dated 1763, and this letter was probably written at the same time. The second letter, on page 2, was from Mauger to William Nesbitt, dated 24 September 1763.

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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