Memorial of John Torrey, Canadian Refugee

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Manning Coll. (Canadian Refugees), RG217 view image
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Date March 25, 1800
Author Name John Torrey (primary) Location: District of Massachustes
Recipient Name [not available]
Summary Torrey is a native of Boston who was in St. John's and Montreal. Recounts his service to the American troops after they captured St. Johns. Requests compensation for money spent and disbursed on behalf of the troops as well as for losses sustained.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Enclosed in Torrey to McHenry, 03/25/1800.
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Related Persons/Groups John Torrey; Torry; trader; family; British troops; General Montgomery; General Carlton; Ethan Allen; Haywood; General Hazen; General Wooster; brother; Major Joseph Torrey; Jonas Clasker; bakers; General Washington; army; Deputy Quartermaster; Colonel Hatch; Colonel Pickering; Lowell; ;
Related Places Montreal; Canada; Franklin; Norfolk County; Massachusetts; New England; Boston; St. Johns; Quebec; Albany; Springfield; ;
Keywords siege; hospital; fort; bake and brew; occupation; flour; purchasing; beef; spirits; money; Revolutionary War; losses; suffering; relief; oath; ;
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