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Ruggles, Timothy Ordering troops to Lunenburg and Halifax

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05588.02 Author/Creator: Ruggles, Timothy Place Written: [s.l.] Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1759/04/25 Pagination: 1 p.+ docket 27 x 18.7 cm

Summary of Content: Ordering Col. Thomas to take troops to relieve the garrison at Lunenburg (N.S.) and then for the relieved officer to go to Halifax.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: French and Indian WarMilitary HistoryCanadaFranceGlobal History and CivicsForeign Affairs

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