Conservation of the Thomas Gage papers (1754-1807), Vol. 8 (English Series), September - December, 1766
Nancy J. Quaife
The Gage Papers capture the diverse and complicated military environment leading up the American Revolution. This volume includes material referencing relationships with Native American tribes in the Great Lakes region, German Protestants in the British Army, and African Americans, possibly laboring in enslavement, in West Florida.
Special Notes About this Grouping
Other notable occurrences in this Volume:
- William Johnson settles affairs with several Native American tribes in the Great Lakes region.
- The British Army begins recruiting German Protestants for the Royal American Regiment.
- Rioters raid the King’s stores in Albany • Administrative conflict continues in Florida.