• Creator
  • Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, 1717-1797
  • Created Date
  • 1789-01-08
  • Description
  • Letter from Jeffery Amherst to Lord Thomas Townshend, Viscount Sydney, dated January 8, 1789. Amherst seeks Sydney's help in obtaining a grant of land for Colonel Fitch in recognition of his service to the government. Amherst indicates that a letter from Fitch is enclosed, but the enclosure is not present.
  • Format
  • Correspondence
    Letters of recommendation
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