French and Indian War: Lord Jeffery Amherst and William Byrd III Documents Signed. The Amherst letter is four integral pages, written on page one and docketed on page four, 8.25" x 12.75", September 17, 1761, Staten Island [New York]. In the letter, to Colonel [William] Byrd, Lord Amherst writes about three officers from the Virginia Regiment: Lieutenant Irwin, Captain Robert Stuart (who served in Colonel Washington's regiment), and Captain Robert McKenzie. The other document is a promissory note for 400 Pounds Sterling signed by Byrd, one page, 7.25" x 3.75", December 15, 1756, [Virginia]. The Amherst letter is fragile with chipped and stained edges. The Byrd document is brittle, weak at the folds, and missing a portion on the left side, else near very good.

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