Place Published: Montreal
Publisher: British Government
Date Published: 1777
Edition: 1st Edition
Document signed ("Guy Carleton"), one page (15 x 9-3/8 inches; 381 x 240 mm), Montreal, 19 June 1777, to John Powell, Deputy Paymaster General at Quebec, being an order for payment in the amount of five hundred pounds sterling made out to John Campbell, Commandant and Superintendent of Indians in the province of Quebec, countersigned by Powell on the verso; one short fold tear otherwise very good+ Blue cloth folding case, teal morocco spine lettered gilt; spine a trifle faded.
Sir Guy Carleton served in America beginning in 1758. He was governor of Quebec and commander of British forces in Canada (1775-77), during which time he repelled Montgomery and Benedict Arnold’s attack on Quebec, defeated Arnold on Lake Champlain and re-took Crown Point. From 1782-83 he was Commander in Chief in Canada from 1791 to 1796.
John Powell, - Deputy-Paymaster General at Québec and Montreal, 1768 to 1772
Very Good+. Item #3432