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Subject: [GM-L] Journal of John Darling, Jr. b. 1741 Danvers, Mass - Louisburg Expedition
Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2001 15:56:02 EST
Journal of John Darling, - Louisburg Expedition
"I, Jonathan Darling son of Jonathan and
Sara Darling, was born at Denvers, Mass, on July 14. 1741. My father
died at Louisburg, March 21. 1746 after which my mother moved to her
fathers, Will Wardwell of Andover (Mass).
1757 July 2 My mother died, leaving two children.
1759 May 2 The regiment ( in which I had enlisted) for Louisburg,
drawn up for exercise.
May 8 Four companies went on board.
May 9 Six companies embarked.
May 14 I went ashore at Green Island