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Lord Jeffery Amherst, a soldier of the king

John Cuthbert Long

Lord Jeffery Amherst, a soldier of the king

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Published by The Macmillan Company in New York .
Written in English

  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Amherst, Jeffery Amherst, Baron, 1717-1797,
    • United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby J.C. Long ...
      LC ClassificationsDA67.1.A5 L6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxi p., 1 l., 373 p.
      Number of Pages373
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6287064M
      LC Control Number33006797

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Lord Jeffery Amherst, a soldier of the king by John Cuthbert Long Download PDF EPUB FB2

However, the real story to Gen. Amherst is that of an young man who was a nobody in the British Army who upon the ascent of Pitt to the Prime Ministry was picked out of nowhere to head the failing British armies in North America in the French and Indian War.5/5(2).

Lord Jeffery Amherst: A Solider of the King Hardcover – January 1, by J.C. Long (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 8 formats and editions Hide 5/5(2). Hidden in seventeen chests in the cellar of a country house in Kent, England, the correspondence of Jeffery, Lord Amherst, has remained for nearly years unknown to history.

Some of the letters, of course, have appeared in other collections, such as the Earl of Chatham correspondence. About this Book Catalog Record Details.

Lord Jeffery Amherst, a soldier of the king, Long, J. (John Cuthbert), View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst, in full Jeffery Amherst, 5th duke de Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst, also called (–87) Sir Jeffery Amherst, (born Jan.

29,Sevenoaks, Kent, Eng.—died Aug. 3,Sevenoaks), army commander who captured Canada for Great Britain (–60) during the French and Indian War (–63). Amherst, Mass., and several other American and Canadian.

Amherst, Soldier of the King; The British General Who Planned the Strategy by Which England Wrested Canada From France Reanimated in a New Biography LORD JEFFERY AMHERST: A Soldier of the King.

Amherst, Jeffery Amherst Baron Lord Jeffery Amherst, a soldier of the king by J. C Long order books, reports and plans collected by Jeffrey, Baron Amherst, Commander in Chief in America, toGovernor of Virginia, toGovernor of Guernsey, toand Commander in Chief at home, to and   [J.

Long, Lord Jeffrey Amherst: A Soldier of the King (NY: Macmillan, ), p. ] Long describes Amherst's "kindliness to the French" and refers to Amherst's "intensity of feeling on these issues": Amherst's kindliness to the French civilians was more than a military gesture.

Amherst Song Amherst Song Lord Jeffrey Amherst was a soldier of the king And he came from across the sea, To the Frenchmen and the Indians he didn't do a thing In the wilds of this wild country But for his Royal Majesty he fought with all his might For he was a soldier brave and true He conquered all his enemies whenever they came in sight And he looked around for more when he was through.

The school after all was named after the town of Amherst, not to honor the man Lord Jeffery Amherst. There are at least 15 places named Amherst in North America. The colonial town of Amherst Massachusetts adopted its name to recognize Lord Jeffery Amherst in well before American independence.

Amherst New Hampshire did the same in Man against the sky --Hedgerows of England --The strange Jane Dalyson --Secret orders --Vision of empire --Louisbourg for England --Army without a shilling --Enchanted fortress --Lost dispatches --Fingers close in --An empire for the crown --New era --Marooned in America --Colonists seek a college --Cataclysm --Seeds of disruption --In royal disfavor --Enter Lord North --Defying the king --King's friend.

“Jeffery Amherst and Smallpox Blankets: Lord Jeffery Amherst's Letters Discussing Germ Warfare Against American Indians” MacNaughton, Don, and Gordon Hall. “Lord Jeffery Amherst A Soldier of the King: Lord Jeffery Amherst’s tour of duty in North America ” MacNaughton is class of ; Hall is class of Lord Jeff.

Lord Jeffrey 1 Amherst was commanding general of British forces in North America during the final battles of the so-called French & Indian war (). He won victories against the French to acquire Canada for England and helped make England the world's chief colonizer at the conclusion of the Seven Years War among the colonial powers ().

Lord Jeffery Amherst, a soldier of the king, by J.C. Long The Macmillan Company New York Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further.

The time-honored Amherst College song, now under fire because of Lord Jeffrey Amherst's benighted 18th-century attitude toward indigenous native Americans.

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“Oh, Lord Jeffery Amherst was a soldier of the King, and he came from across the sea,’’ read part of the lyrics. “To the Frenchman and the Indians, he didn’t do a thing, In the wilds of.

The Amherst College bluestockings sing the updated lyrics written by the class of committee. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Lord Jeffery Amherst: A Soldier Of The King at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5.

Amherst College deservedly prides itself on its scholarship. We feel closure on the banishment of Lord Jeff, the mascot whose time was over, is not complete until a scholarly correction and understanding of the history of General Jeffery Amherst, the man, is part of the College’s literature.

We are a motivated group of Amherst College Alumni hoping to restore Lord Jeff’s name and place in complete. Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst Henry Bouquet Sir William Johnson, 1st Baronet George Croghan Alexander McKee Francis Fauquier Adam Stephen Robert Rogers (soldier) Fort Ticonderoga Treaty of Paris () Fort Pitt (Pennsylvania) Fort Ligonier Fort Bedford Fort Crown Point Fort Frederick (Albany) Fort Henry (West Virginia) Fort Sandusky Fort.

Soldier for the King, a story of Amherst in America. [J C Long] Soldier for the King. Philadelphia, Winston [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Jeffery Amherst Amherst, Baron; Jeffery Amherst Amherst, Baron: Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book.

[There are two biographies of Amherst, neither completely satisfactory: L. Mayo, Jeffery Amherst; a biography (New York, ), and J. Long, Lord Jeffery Amherst: a soldier of the king (New York, ). Mayo’s is in some ways the better book, though written without benefit of the Amherst papers, which did not come to light until Two depictions of Jeffery Amherst: (l) Lord Jeffery Amherst () by Thomas Gainsborough and (r) Lord Jeffery Amherst, 1st Lord () by Joshua Reynolds J effery Amherst, First Baron Amherst (–), is a central figure in the history of the British colonies in North America during the mid-eighteenth century.

T his section includes material by Amherst students and faculty produced outside of the peer review process. Kelly, Mike. "Oh, Lord Geoffrey Amherst Was a Soldier of the King." The Consecrated Eminence (blog of the Archives & Special Collections at Amherst College), Ma Head, Archives & Special Collections, present.

Miranda, Christine. “Lord Jeffery Amherst” Oh, Lord Jeffery Amherst was a soldier of the king And he came from across the sea, To the Frenchmen and the Indians he didn’t do a thing In the wilds of this wild country, In the wilds of this wild country.

And for his royal majesty he fought with all his might, For he was a soldier. Jeffery Amherst, Baron Amherst (), was commanding general of the British forces in North America and then governor general of British North America.

Born on Jan. 29,at Riverhead, Kent County, England, Jeffery, or Jeffrey, Amherst became a page to the 1st Duke of Dorset.

Entering the army inhe served as an aide to Gen. John. 1 (). He was born at Sevenoaks, inof "an ancient Kentish family." Beginning as a page to the Duke of Dorset, Amherst joined the army inand, inwas appointed aide-de-camp2 to General John Ligonier ().

During the War of the Austrian Succession () Amherst was to see action including that at Fontenoy ().). By the war's end, Amherst was but a. Jeffery John Archer Amherst, journalist and airline executive, born London 13 Decemberstyled Viscount Holmesdaleserved Coldstream GuardsMCjournalist New York.

Jeffery Amherst: Selected full-text books and articles. Lord Jeffery Amherst, a Soldier of the King By J. Long The Macmillan Company, Read preview Overview. The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada By Francis Parkman University of Nebraska Press, vol.2, Read preview Overview.

The. Colonial Amherst: the Early History, Customs and Homes; Geography and Geology, of Amherst, Life and Character of General and Lord Jeffery Amherst, Reminiscences of “Cricket Corner” and “Pond Parish” Districts. Milford, N. H.: Printed by W. Jeffery Amherst was born Januin Sevenoaks, England.

The son of lawyer Jeffery Amherst and his wife Elizabeth, he went on to become a page in the household of the Duke of Dorset at age Some sources indicate that his military career began in November when he was made an ensign in the 1st Foot Guards.

Although some of Lord Jeffery Amherst’s manuscripts are available online, the vast majority of his papers are only viewable on microfilm or in-person at The National Archives in England. Frost Library holds a copy of the microfilm set of Amherst’s papers held by the UK National Archives. Bernard Durning LORD JEFFREY AMHERST SONG Yale Class of - Duration: Amherst Zumbyes Reunion (Everytime We Say Goodbye & Lord Jeffery Amherst) #AmherstReunion - Duration:   Amherst College was founded inand was by all accounts named for its host town, not for Lord Jeffery Amherst.

It was not until the early 20th century that Lord Jeff emerged as a Author: Jess Bidgood. The title of the biography, published today by Macmillan, is, perhaps in reminiscence of the Amherst College song, "Lord Jeffery Amherst, a Soldier of the King." View Full Article in Timesmachine.

Fight on to Victory. Amherst "Lord Jeffery Amherst" Oh, Lord Jeffery Amherst was a soldier of the king And he came from across the sea, To the Frenchmen and the Indians he didn't do a thing In the wilds of this wild country, In the wilds of this wild country.

Sue Miller Young’s definitive history of the Town of Amherst says that the town was indirectly named for British North American Commander-in-Chief Lord Jeffery : Steve Cichon.

Lord Jeffery Amherst: A Soldier of the King; by J. Long; (New York: MacMillan, ). Amherst and Canada; by Louis des Cognets (Princeton: Author, ). Archibald, S. (): Born in Truro, Archibald was educated at Andover and Harvard Universities.

He was admitted to. Lord Jeffery Amherst is the mascot of Amherst College. K likes. Voice of the Conservative Alumni of Amherst CollegeFollowers: K.Stylish and Comfortable Amherst Hotel Lodging & Guest Accommodations The Inn on Boltwood features 49 guest rooms and suites including rooms with one king, one queen, or two double beds.

Fully modernized, each room offers luxurious style while maintaining the historic New England charm and original character of the Inn.Earl Amherst (/ ˈ æ m ər s t /), of Arracan in the East Indies, was a title in the Peerage of the United was created on 19 Decemberfor William Amherst, 2nd Baron Amherst, the Governor-General of was made Viscount Holmesdale, in the County of Kent, at the same time, also in the Peerage of the United Kingdom.

Lord Amherst had succeeded his uncle Jeffery Amherst.