ASCII text of Bouquet to Amherst, dated 23 June 1763; microfilm reel 34/40, item 281.

Captain Ecuyer writes me that Fort Pitt is in good state of defence against all attempts from Savages, who are daily firing upon the Fort; unluckily the Small Pox has broken out in the garrison, for which he has built an Hospital under the Draw Bridge to prevent the Spreading of that distemper.

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