Item 0002 - General order no. 575, Horse Guards

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General order no. 575, Horse Guards

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CA RBD MSG 1303-0002

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  • 1 July 1845-13 August 1845 (Creation)

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3 folded sheets, 7 pages ; 34 x 21 cm

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General order of the British Army's Forces in North America no. 575, Horse Guards. The order is a collection of reports related to a fire that destroyed the St. John's suburb of Quebec City on 28 June 1845. In addition to the introductory report from the Duke of Wellington, Commander-in-Chief, and John Macdonald, Adjutant-General, the general order includes reports and messages from Cathcart (Lieutenant General, Commander of the Forces), James A. Hope (Major-General), J.M. Higginson (Civil Secretary's Office), F.J. Griffin (Captain), T.F. Garneau (Quebec City Clerk Office), and E.L. Montizambert (Secretary General Comittee).

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Manuscript note at top of first page reads, "Received 30th Oct. 1845" and "128"

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