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Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site of Canada
Recherche sur la Forteresse-de-Louisbourg Lieu historique national du Canada
Louisbourg-Related Sources Encountered
During Krause House Research Activities,
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OF COLUMBIA, DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY -
NAVAL HISTORICAL CENTRE - SELECT INVENTORY
This institution has research material which Louisbourg does not hold as a copied manuscript from any other institution as follows:
1) Louisbourg Expedition, 1745
Saunders (Sanders), Thomas, Captain
Letters to Captain Thomas Saunders, and other documents, related to the conduct of the Lewisburg (Louisbourg) Campaign of 1745. Includes:
(A) DS dated 29 October 1730, Boston. To Thomas Saunders, Jr. Jonathan Belcher, "Captain General and Governour in Chief in and over His Magisties Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New- England, etc." Appoints Saunders Captain of the sloop Endeavor.
(B) Transcription of notes of a conference between Governor William Shirley and the Chiefs of the Penobscot Indians, 3 and 8 December 1741 (3 small, folio sheets).
(C) ALS dated 1 May 1745, Chapeaurouge Bay. From William Pepperrell to Captain Saunders. Directing Saunders to take command of all the transports in the bay.
(D) ALS dated 2 May 1745, in Camp, on Cape Breton Island. From B. Green to Captain Saunders. Ordering a vessel to come to the island, and directing Saunders to land cannon ashore.
(E) ALS dated 22 May 1745, Royall Battery. From S. Waldo to Captain Saunders. Requesting brown sugar and materials for cartridges.
(F) LS dated 31 May 1745, Camp, Louisbourg. From William Pepperrell to Captain Saunders. Instructions as to guarding the prisoners.
(G) LS dated 1 June 1745, Chapeaurouge Bay. From James Douglas to Captain Saunders. Requesting 50 barrels of powder and a cask of water.
(H) ALS dated 2 June 1745, Camp. From B. Green to Captain Saunders. Directing a sloop be sent to carry messages to Boston.
(I) ALS dated 2 June 1745, on board HMS Superb, off Louisbourg. From Captain Richard Tiddeman to Captain Saunders. Relaying Commodore Warren's request for water and wood.
(J) ALS dated 8 June 1745, on board Superb, off Louisbourg. From Captain Tiddeman to Captain Saunders. Requesting oakum for barricades.
(K) ALS dated 11 June 1745, Camp. From B. Green to Captain Saunders. Asking Saunders to comply with enclosed orders (not present) from Commodore Warren.
(L) ALS dated 12 June 1745, Camp. From William Pepperrell to Captain Saunders. Regarding ship operations in support of Louisbourg campaign.
(M) LS dated 14 June 1745, on board HMS Superb. From Commodore Peter Warren, Commanding His Majesty's Ships in the North Atlantic to Captain Saunders. Directing Saunders to take charge of the ships and attack Louisbourg.
(N) ALS dated 16 July 1745, Boston. From William Shirley to Captain Saunders. Instructing him to sail in the sloop Massachusetts for the St. George River.
(O) ALS dated 20 July 1745, Boston. From William Shirley to Captain Saunders. Urging him to hasten to St. George's where 70 Indians have been attacked.
(P) ALS dated October 1780, Salem. From Elias H. Derby to Saunders. Concerning sailing out of Salem, and danger from British frigates.
(Q) DS (undated). Instructions for the "betterkeeping company with each other." Signals to be used by the vessels sailing against Louisbourg. Signed by William Pepperrell.
(R) Saunders's accounts for the Louisbourg campaign; provisions, etc.
(S) Draft of a letter by Ensign William Scoots to William Allen of St. George's. About accounts.
(T) ADS (undated). Signals delivered in Canso Harbour. Signed by Saunders.
(U) ALS (undated). From Captain Clark Gayton to Captain Saunders. Regarding the shipment of powder and prisoners.