Gage, Gen. Thomas (1721-87). Papers and Correspondence, 1759-75 | Illinois History and Lincoln Collections
This collection is composed of papers and correspondence of Gen. Thomas Gage, British Commander in the American colonies, and deal primarily with military administration and campaigning during the French and Indian War and Pontiac's Rebellion. The correspondents include John Bradstreet, Henry Bouquet, George Croghan, and Sir William Johnson, who discuss such matters as the British occupation of Illinois, negotiations with Native Americans, and the settlement of the west.
The transcripts and photocopies in this collection were gathered from several libraries, including the William L. Clements Library at the University of Michigan, Harvard College Library, the Massachusetts Historical Society, and the New York Public Library.