Available reels: 5
|Creator||France. Ministère de la guerre|
|Title||Ministère de la Guerre. Service historique de l'Armée. Archives historiques : Série A1. Correspondance générale|
MG 4 B 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 covers the following topics relating to French Canada: shipments and letters received; minutes; military administration; transcribed mail; various transcripts; diplomacy; Dutch war; Spanish Civil War; the marine; Flanders; the Italian war; Business and countries; Canada and Ile Royale and other subjects. This collection covers the years 1637 to 1784.