Catalogue description War Office: Military Headquarters, North America: Entry Books, American Revolution

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Details of WO 36
Reference: WO 36
Title: War Office: Military Headquarters, North America: Entry Books, American Revolution
Description:

These volumes contain orders and returns of the British forces in North America and capitulations and exchanges of prisoners concluded with the American, French and Spanish forces, 1773 to 1783. The volumes also include a few capitulations in 1798 and 1799.

Date: 1773-1799
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Creator:

Secretary-at-War, 1660-1855

Physical description: 5 volume(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:

War Office , in 1927, in 2002

Custodial history: These volumes were formerly in the possession of the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, and later sold by the Stationery Office (to the War Office?).
Accruals: No further accruals expected
Publication note:

For the possible origin of these volumes, see C M Andrews and F G Davenport, Guide to the Manuscript Materials for the History of the United States to 1783, in the British Museum, in Minor London Archives, and in the Libraries of Oxford and Cambridge (Carnegie Institution of Washington, Publication No. 90), p188.

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