George W. and Marguerite Harms papers  1909-1985
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  1814 November 18 . Sir George Prevost LS to Sir Gordon Drummond; Montreal, [Quebec]. (2 pages)
Military strategy against General McArthur, hopes of setting up American troops as prey to Indian attacks, orders to burn American mills; "I am in hopes the force under General McArthur will…fall a sacrifice to the exertions of the Indians supported, as I trust they will have been by every possible assistance..." Because the Americans have destroyed British mills, he orders Drummond to "direct the Troops under your Command no longer to abstain...from burning the Mills in the Enemy's Country..."