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British Army

 Organization

Jeff. Amherst is probably Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst (1717-1797), Field Marshal.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Major Charles Stewart: Letter Book

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8811
Scope and Contents Drafts or rough copies of outgoing letters, mostly from St Lucia, describing regimental affairs, rules and conditions of service, the need for more officers, pay and funding.
Dates: 1801-1802
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Returns of British Army Regiments

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6402
Scope and Contents Returns of the various regiments composing the British Army, written in a clerical hand, 1 December 1760, 38 folios. The figures for officers, non-commissioned officers, effectives, and contingent men are tabulated for each regiment. There follow an abstract of the militia and a summary of the disposition of the forces in North America. The last is signed 'Jeff. Amherst, Quebec 4th October 1760' (not autograph).
Dates: 1760
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Returns of His Majesty's Armed Forces

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4376
Scope and Contents Arranged geographically according to station, 48 folios. The stations in England show cavalry and infantry separately. There are returns of the militia at fo. 29. The returns conclude with an abstract of the whole (fo. 41). The information is written in the blank spaces of printed forms. There is an index on fo. iir. Inside the front cover is the bookplate of the Revd Sir George Lee, Bart, of Hartwell, and that of J. Lee of the same. In the hand of the latter: 'Hartwell Library - repaired Novr....
Dates: 1782
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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