British Records: War Office

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The archives of the War Office include many records relating to the British Army in the colonies.

Monthly Returns, Canada (copies)

Items concerning North Carolina in WO 17 consist of returns and lists from the Revolutionary War, especially Loyalist troops.

Establishments, Plantations, etc. (copies)

The one item concerning North Carolina in WO 24 has to do with a Loyalist unit.

Various. Commission Books (copies)

The one item concerning North Carolina in WO 25 has to do with John Dalrymple.

Headquarters Records, America (copies)

The items concerning North Carolina in the series WO 28 have to do with Loyalist troops.

Private Collections: Amherst Papers (copies)

The large series WO 34 includes numerous North Carolina items, mainly correspondence, having to do with the French and Indian War.

American Revolution Entry Books (copies)

The North Carolina items in WO 36 concern the Revolutionary War.

Certificates of Births, Baptisms, Marriages and Deaths: Loyal American and Canadian Corps (copies)

The North Carolina items in WO 42 concern pensions for widows of Loyalist soldiers.

Ordnance Office. Minutes, Surveyor-General (copies)

The few North Carolina items in WO 47 concern the Revolutionary War.

Ordnance Office. Miscellanea (copies)

The North Carolina items in WO 55 concern arms and ordnance during the French and Indian War and Revolutionary War.

Commissariat Department: Accounts, New York (copies)

The North Carolina items in WO 60 concern mainly provisions and other supplies, and transportation, issued Loyalist refugees, and military units and their families in the closing months of the Revolutionary War and beyond.

Annual Printed Army Lists (copies)

The North Carolina items in WO 65 concern Loyalist officers on half pay following the Revolutionary War.

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