Orderly Book and Journal of Major John Hawks on the Ticonderoga-Crown Point Campaign, Under General Jeffrey Amherst 1759 - 1760

New York, NY: Society of Colonial Wars in the State of New York, 1911. First edition. hardcover. Thin octavo (standard size). Very good in red and creme binding, with gilt seal on front board. Slight wear to edges and corners of boards. 92 p. An attractively bound record of by this Massachussets Major. It includes orders written at Half Way Brook, about 7 miles east of Fort Edward, where the First Battalion under Brigadier General Ruggles, also of Massachussets, was stationed. the orders run a month, from June to July 1759, while the Journal continues before it and onward, into later 1760. A valuable look into provincial American troops in the last campaign of the French & Indian War. Very good / No dust jacket issued. Item #16872

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