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Loudoun papers : Americana
mssLO 1-6999  
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Description
The personal and official papers of John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun (1705-1782): commander-in-chief of British forces in America during the Seven Years War and Indian War and titular governor of Virginia. Also, the personal and official papers of Pierre de Rigaud, marquis de Vaudreuil (1698-1778), Governor of Trois Riviéres (1733-1743); Governor of Louisiana (1743-1755); Governor and Lieutenant General of Canada (1755-1760).
Background
John Campbell, 4th Earl of Loudoun (1705-1782) was commander-in-chief of British forces in America during the Seven Years War and Indian War and titular governor of Virginia. He was recalled to England in March of 1758, following the downfall of his patron, Duke of Cumberland. He served in Portugal in 1762 and was promoted to general in 1770.
Extent
approximately 8,000 pieces 141 boxes
Restrictions
In order to quote from, publish, or reproduce any of the manuscripts or visual materials, researchers must obtain formal permission from the office of the Library Director. In most instances, permission is given by the Huntington as owner of the physical property rights only, and researchers must also obtain permission from the holder of the literary rights. In some instances, the Huntington owns the literary rights, as well as the physical property rights. Researchers may contact the appropriate curator for further information.
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