Title: Military Papers - Colonial / French & Indian Wars, 1711-1774
Extent: 3.1 Cubic Feet
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Scope and Contents: Records documenting Rhode Island involvement / forces engaged during war between England & Spain (1739 - 1748) & expeditions against the French in disputed territories of present day Canada known as King George’s War (1744 – 1748) and the Seven Years War (1755 – 1763). Includes muster rolls & returns, minutes & resolutions of the Committee & Councils of War, correspondence, reports of ordnance & equipment, casualties, examination & interrogation of French prisoners, accounts relating to the enlistment, equipping & billeting of soldiers, wages received or owed, medical services provided, procurement of arms & provisions, etc.