James Furnis letter book 1755-1759 (bulk 1755-1758)
Additional Descriptive Data
The Clements Library holds several items concerning James Furnis:
The Amherst papers contain one letter from Sir Jeffery Amherst to Furnis, regarding arms for Virginia (October 4, 1763)
The Thomas Gage papers hold one letter from Furnis to Gage (September 1, 1759) and one letter from Gage to Furnis (December 12, 1763).
The following two articles contain published versions of entries from the Furnis letterbook:
Williams, Edward G. ed. "Treasure Hunt in the Forest: Two Hitherto Unpublished Documents Reporting on the Fate of Braddock's Pay Chest." Western Pennsylvania Historical Magazine . 42 (1955): 383-396.
Ewing, William S. ed. "An Eyewitness Account by James Furnis of the Surrender of Fort William Henry, August, 1757."New York History . 42 (July 1961): 307-316.