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Series 1: Loose correspondence, 1757-1797


Scope and Contents note

Correspondence exchanged between Jeffery Amherst and British army officials or government authorities, with the exception of two letters authored by William Amherst. This series also contains a few engraved portraits of Jeffery Amherst, autographs, bills issued by the Office of Ordinance regarding provisions for troops, and newspaper clippings.


  • 1757-1797


Conditions Governing Access

There is no restriction on access to the Jeffery Amherst Collection for research use. Particularly fragile items may be restricted for preservation purposes.


From the Collection: 2.25 Linear feet (3 flat oversize boxes, 1 archives box, 1 small media box)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Repository Details

Part of the Amherst College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Robert Frost Library
61 Quadrangle Drive
Amherst MA 01002-5000
(413) 542-2299