Samuel Finley Field Notes for Bouquet's Expedition  1764, 1846-1849 (bulk 1764)
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The Clements Library holds several collections related to Bouquet and his 1764 Expedition, including:

  • The Jeffery Amherst papers: 10 letters to and from Bouquet.
  • Bouquet’s Expedition against the Indians (orderly books), 2 volumes.
  • The Thomas Gage papers: 44 letters to and from Bouquet.
  • The Lyttelton papers: 2 letters concerning Bouquet.

For maps of Pennsylvania and Ohio from this time period, search Mirlyn for the subject "Hutchins, Thomas, 1730-1789." Hutchins was another surveyor on the Bouquet Expedition. Below are two maps of note:

Bouquet, H. & Hutchins, T. [Plans of camps, tactical disposition, and line of march of Colonel Henry Bouquet's army].

Hutchins, Thomas, and Bernard Ratzer.Plan of the Indian Countrys Through Which the Troops Marchd In 1764 Under the Command of Col. Henry Bouquet. 1765.

Bibliography

Gates, David. "Bouquet, Henry (1719--1765)"Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Sept 2004; online ed, 2008.

The Clements holds a published and annotated version of the journal:

Williams, Edward G. A survey of Bouquet's road, 1764: Samuel Finley's field notes. Pittsburgh, Pa.: Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania. (1983, 1984). Vol. 66 (April, July, October 1983), pp. 129-168, 237-269, 347-367; Vol. 67 (January, April 1984), pp. 33-63, 133-152.