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MS Can 63

Wolfe, James, 1727-1759. James Wolfe papers relating to the British conquest of Canada, 1759-1773: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: f
Call No.: MS Can 63
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Wolfe, James, 1727-1759.
Title: James Wolfe papers relating to the British conquest of Canada,
Date(s): 1759-1773.
Quantity: 1 collection (.3 linear feet (3 volumes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English and French.
Abstract: Manuscripts, portraits, maps and other documents British major-general James Wolfe relating particularly to the campaign against Quebec in 1759.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

45M-99F. Purchased with the William Inglis Morse Fund from Walter Benjamin; received: 1945 July 23.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

James Wolfe Papers Relating to the British Conquest of Canada, 1759-1773 (MS Can 63). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Wolfe was a British major-general.

Arrangement

Arranged into two volumes of bound items pasted-on sheets, and one volume of loose items that were removed from volumes:

Scope and Contents

Includes letters, engraved portraits and views, maps, plans, and other military papers relating particularly to the campaign against Quebec in 1759.

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