Available reels: 1
|Creator||France. Ministère de la guerre|
|Title||France, Ministère de la Guerre. Comité technique du Génie. Archives|
MG 4 C 1
|Document source||Library and Archives Canada / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada|
A "Secretary of State for War" was one of the four specialised secretaries of state established in France in 1589. This Secretary of State was responsible for the Army. In 1791, the Secretary of State became the "Minister of War". Along with other ministerial positions, it was abolished in 1794 and restored the next year.
This collection includes military documents on "foreign places" and "campaigns and sieges". They cover the following geographical areas: North America, Chibouctou (Halifax), Louisbourg and Ile Royale, Fort St. John, Fort Oswego and Lac du Saint-Sacrement (now known as Lake George, New York).