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Appy, D.J. (fl. 1759) To: Col. John Bradstreet

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08014.03 Author/Creator: Appy, D.J. (fl. 1759) Place Written: Camp at Crown Point, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1759/10/09 Pagination: 1 p. 22.1 cm x 18.4 cm

Summary of Content: Military situation at Crown Point: "The brig and sloop are expected here this day, if they arrive our navy and part of the army proceed down the lake to...endeavor to burn and sink and destroy enemys vessels, and attempt what further may be done."

People: Appy, D.J
Bradstreet, John, 1714-1774

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: French and Indian WarMilitary HistoryFranceNavyWartime Pillaging and Destruction

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