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Guy Carleton, The British Colonial Governor Of Quebec, Orders Supplies
GUY CARLETON, 1ST BARON DORCHESTER (1724-1808). Carleton was the British colonial governor of Quebec before and at the beginning of the American Revolution. LS. 1pg. September 29, 1769. Quebec. A letter signed “Guy Carleton” and written in another hand. Carleton orders supplies for light infantry companies. Addressed “To the Respective Officers of His Majesty’s Ordnance Quebec”: “You are hereby ordered and Directed to issue from out of His Majesty’s Ordnance House in this Garrison to Lt. Potts 2d Master Three barrels of powder, Three Rheams of paper, and Three hundred Flints for service of the Light Infantry Companies in this Garrison for which this shall be your justification & authority. Guy Carleton”. The letter is in very good condition with a dark autograph and light foxing and other small faults. [Attributes: Signed Copy]
Bookseller: Stuart Lutz Historic Documents, Inc. [South Orange, NJ, U.S.A.]
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