24 letters and one warrant signed by George Clinton (ca. 1686-1761) in his capacity as governor of New York between 1744 and 1751. The majority of the letters are written from New York, addressed to Major Jacob Glen, and discuss various issues relating to King Georges War, especially negotiations with the Indians for their support in the war and troop supply problems. A letter dated Fort George, New York, May 30, 1751, announces the death of the Prince of Wales to the Council and General Assembly; two others, dated October 7, 1746 and October 13, 1751, are addressed to two subsequent lieutenant-governors of Pennsylvania, George Thomas and James Hamilton. The warrant, dated July 24, 1746, authorizes Henry Holland to impress any carpenter or materials necessary to the building of ""battoes.""
George Clinton (ca. 1686-1761) was a British naval officer and politician who served as colonial governor of New York from 1743 to 1753.