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Now is the time for all good men..

The late 1750s and early 1760s had been a time of war. What the colonialists called the “French and Indian War” was really part of a much larger global war that Britain was involved in, struggling to retain it’s position as the most powerful country in the world with a trading range from India and the East Indies through the West Indies, the colonies, and beyond.

War time provided many opportunities for an adventurous young man of skill and education to make his way in the world.