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Record No: mha00000360
Title: Letterbook of Captain Michael Richards
Dates: 1700-1703
Location: MF-0105 MHA
Provenance: Richards, Michael, Captain, 1673-1721
Extent: 3 cm.
Adm. Hist/Bio. Sketch: Captain Michael Richards was the engineer in charge of the fortifications at St. John's, c1700.
Scope and Content: Transcripts of the letterbook of Captain Michael Richards kept while he was engineer engaged in completing the building of Fort William and other fortifications at St. John's, Newfoundland, 1 April 1700 to October 1703.
Reproduction Note: Photocopy of the manuscript on deposit at the National Archives of Canada.
Terms Governing Use: Copyright held by the National Archives of Canada.
Custodial History: The original manuscript came from the British Museum, from the Stowe manuscripts vol. 464, ff. 1-86. Received by the National Archives, Dec. 17, 1914.
Local Note: A note on the front cover states that the manuscript was indexed by the NAC in 1949.
Subject: Fortifications Newfoundland.
Subject: Fort William (St. John's, N.L.)
Subject: Letterbooks.


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