Jeffery Amherst papers  1758-1764
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Maps

The following 12 maps were all owned by Amherst or associated with his command in North America. They were acquired separately from the Amherst papers.

Contributors:

  • Abbott, Edward.
  • Amherst, Jeffrey, 1717-1791.
  • Amherst, William, 1732-1781.
  • Appy, John, 1725-1761.
  • Barrington, William Wildman Barrington, 2nd viscount, 1717-1793.
  • Batten, John.
  • Beardsley, Samuel.
  • Beckwith, John.
  • Boone, Thomas.
  • Bouquet, Henry, 1719-1765.
  • Bradstreet, John, 1711-1774.
  • Brehm, Dietrich.
  • Browning, William.
  • Bruce, Robert George.
  • Burton, John.
  • Burton, Ralph, d.1768.
  • Campbell, John, 1723-1806.
  • Colden, Cadwallader, 1687-1776.
  • Colvill, Lieutenant.
  • Dalrymple, John.
  • Des Barres, Joseph Frederick Wallet.
  • Dobbs, Arthur, 1684-1765.
  • Duncan, Alexander.
  • Ecuyer, Simeon.
  • Egremont, Sir Charles Wyndham, 2nd earl of, 1710-1763.
  • Elliot, Robert.
  • Ellis, Welbore, 1st baron Mendip, 1713-1802.
  • Farmar, Robert, 1735-1780.
  • Fitzpatrick, Patrick.
  • Fleming, Samuel.
  • Forster, William.
  • Franklin, William, 1731-1813.
  • Fratts, Jacob.
  • Gage, Thomas.
  • Gambier, John.
  • Gault, William (Gaull?).
  • Gladwin, Henry, 1729-1791.
  • Gould--Morgan, Sir Charles.
  • Great Britain. Army in America.
  • Great Britain. Sovereigns. George III. 1760-1820.
  • Gualy, Stephen.
  • Haldimand, Sir Frederick, 1718-1791.
  • Halifax, George Montagu Dunk, 2nd earl of, 1716-1771.
  • Hamilton, James.
  • Hamilton, John.
  • Hancock, Thomas, 1703-1764.
  • Haviland, William.
  • Hawkins, John.
  • Hawkins, Thomas.
  • Henesy, James.
  • Hopkins, Joseph.
  • Jenkinson, P.
  • Johnson, Sir William, 1st bart., 1715-1774.
  • Leake, Robert, 1758-1773.
  • Limes, Peter.
  • Liverpool, Charles Jenkinson, 1st baron Hawkesbury, 1st earl of, 1727-1808.
  • Loring, Joshua, Sr., 1716-1781.
  • Mackenzie, Robert.
  • Maclean, Allan.
  • McBride, Barard.
  • Marr, John.
  • Martin, Samuel.
  • Massey, Eyre, 1st baron Clarina 1719-1804.
  • Maturin, Gabriel.
  • Moncrieffe, Thomas.
  • Morrall, Thomas.
  • Murphy, Morgan.
  • Murray, James, 1719-1794.
  • Neal, Thomas.
  • Nesbitt, William.
  • Ormsby, James.
  • Osborne, Charles.
  • Penfold, Charles.
  • Penn, John, 1729-1795.
  • Penn, Richard.
  • Pittman, Philip.
  • Prevost, Augustine, 1725-1786.
  • Quill, Thomas.
  • Ramsay, Peter.
  • Robertson, James, 1720-1788.
  • Rogers, Robert, 1731-1795.
  • Rogers, William.
  • Scott, James.
  • Scott, Joseph.
  • Sharpe, Horatio, 1718-1790.
  • Sissholt, Michael.
  • Stanwix, John, 1690-1766.
  • Stephen, Adam, d.1791.
  • Stephens, Sir Philip, 1st bart., 1725-1809.
  • Stevens, Samuel.
  • Stuart, John, 1718-1779.
  • Swits, Isaac.
  • Tulliken, John.
  • Van der Werken, Johannis.
  • Villiers, Pierre Joseph Neyon de.
  • Walters, Williams.
  • Wempel, John.
  • Wentworth, Benning, 1696-1770.
  • Weston, Peter.
  • Wheelock, Anthony.
  • Wheelwright, Nathaniel.
  • Wilkins, John.
  • Williamos, Charles.
  • Wright, Sir James, 1716-1785.
Alternate Locations

This collection was originally part of the Thomas Gage papers. See this collection for the continuation of the papers relating to the office of British commander-in-chief of North America and for Gage's responses to Amherst (American Series, 1758-1763).

Related Materials

The following collections contain letters written by Amherst or relate to the British army in America during the French and Indian War:

Jeffery Amherst's official papers are in the British Public Record Office.

The Clements Library Graphics Division holds a color, engraved portrait of Jeffery Amherst

Other Amherst papers are in the Amherst College Library, the Legislative Library of Nova Scotia, and the American Antiquarian Society in Worchester, Massachusetts

Bibliography

Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, and Richard Middleton. Amherst and the Conquest of Canada: Selected Papers from the Correspondence of Major-General Jeffrey Amherst while Commander-in-Chief in North America from September 1758 to December 1760. Stroud, Gloucestershire: Sutton Pub. Army Records Society, 2003.

Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, and John Clarence Webster. The Journal of Jeffery Amherst, Recording the Military Career of General Amherst in America from 1758 to 1763. Toronto: The Ryerson Press, 1931.

Lowe, William C. "Amherst, Jeffrey, first Baron Amherst (1717--1797)." Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press: 2004.