Guide to the Charles, Duke of Marlborough Document 1757
Cage 5049

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Title
Charles, Duke of Marlborough Document
ID
Cage 5049
Date
1757
Extent
1.0 folder
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of a single item: a document from the French and Indian War, dated February 9, 1757, signed by Charles, Duke of Marlborough.

Preferred Citation note

Charles, Duke of Marlborough, signed document (Collection number: Cage 5049)

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of a single item: a document from the French and Indian War, dated February 9, 1757, signed by Charles, Duke of Marlborough. He appoints Thomas Walker as cooper (cask and barrel maker) to a train of artillery commanded by General Peregrine Hopson. The document is also signed by Jacob Bryant and W. Mark. On the verso there is a list of names of descendants of Walker who inherited the document as it passed from one generation to another.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2012

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Barbara Sanborn and Charlotte Sanborn donated this document to the Washington State University Libraries in 2012 (MS 2012-16).

Processing Information note

This collection was processed by Cheryl Gunselman.

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Controlled Access Headings

Geographic Name(s)

  • United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1754-1763 -- Sources

Personal Name(s)

  • Charles, Duke of Marlborough

Subject(s)

  • Coopers and cooperage -- History -- Sources
  • Military

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