Military diary from Seven Years' War in North America
Military order books 1757
Seven Years' War, 1756-1763Manuscripts, EnglishManuscripts, Canadian
Louisbourg (N.S.)--History--Siege, 1758.
Hopson, Peregrine, 1685-1759
Cursive script; varying number of long lines per page.
Two military MS. relating to troop preparations prior to the siege of Louisbourg during the period of campaign in North America in 1757, which formed part of the Seven Years' War in North America between Great Britiain and France.
Written by 2 distinct hands in English in black and brown inks.
Bound in contemporary marbled paper wrappers, the spine of vol. I repaired; housed in a modern marbled paper case.
Vol. I with caption title: James Hargreaves's books; vol. II with caption title: Camp at Halifax.
Vol. I:  p. at end written upside down.
Title derived from contents.
Cf. Ken Spelman Rare Book's Catalogue 54.
Formerly catalogued as Fisher MSS 01067.
Purchased from Ken Spelman Rare Books, 6 April. 2005.