John Bradstreet, an English general, born in 1711, died in New York, Sept. 25, 1774. When a young officer he was ordered to join the British forces in America, and spent the remainder of his life there. He took part in the expedition against Louisburg in 1745, as lieutenant colonel of a colonial regiment, and was in the same year made a captain in the regular line. In 1746 he was made governor of St. John's, Newfoundland. In 1755 he was ordered to Oswego by Gen. Braddock, and acted as adjutant general to Gov. Shirley. In 1756, while carrying supplies, he was attacked by the enemy in force, but defeated them. He became lieutenant colonel and deputy quartermaster general in 1757, took part in the attack on Ticonderoga in 1758, and soon after was made colonel and quartermaster general. In the same year he led an expedition against Fort Fron-tenac, and captured it by surprise. He served under Amherst in his expedition against Ticonderoga and Crown Point in 1759, marched against the Indian tribes in the west and made a treaty with them at Detroit in 1764, and was made a major general in 1772.