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Records of the British Colonial Office, Class 5 Files.

Microform Collection

Location: Microfilm JV 1016 G83 1981

Scope:

Part 1: Westward Expansion, 1700-1783 (primarily consisting of correspondence with the Colonial Governors)
Part 2: Board of Trade (primarily consisting of correspondence with plantations and the Virginia Board of Trade)
Part 3: French and Indian War (primarily consisting of military correspondence)
Part 4: Royal Instructions and Commissions to Colonial Officials, 1702-1784 (primarily consisting of instructions for the Colonial Governors and letters to plantations)
Part 5: American Revolution, 1772-1784 (transcripts of military correspondence of British Generals, letters, legal materials, correspondence of Colonial officials, etc.)

How to search the collection: There is no subject index to this collection.  There is a reel index for each part.

Guides:

British Public Record Office, Colonial Office, Class 5 Files:
Westward Expansion, 1700-1783; The Board of Trade; The French and Indian War
(Microfilm JV 1016 G83 1981 pt. 1-3 Guide)

British Public Record Office, Colonial Office, Class 5 Files: Part 4: Royal Instructions and Commissions to Colonial Officials, 1702-1784. (Microfilm JV 1016 G83 1981 pt.4 Guide)

British Public Record Office, Colonial Office, Class 5 Files: Part 5: The American Revolution, 1772-1784. (Microfilm JV 1016 G83 1981 pt. 5 Guide)

For more information about this subject in our Library Catalog, check out these
Subject Categories:

Great Britain. Board of Trade.
Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- History -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Sources.
United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763 -- Sources.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Sources.
 

Time Period: 18th Century

Subject keywords: Great Britain - History, U. S. History

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