Warning of possible Indian attack, 1743

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

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William Shirley, the British governor of Massachusetts, wrote to William Pepperrell of Kittery, warning of French-British hostilities that could result in an Indian attack in Maine. Pepperrell forwarded the letter to military officials in Berwick.

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About This Item

  • Title: Warning of possible Indian attack, 1743
  • Creator: Shirley, William
  • Creation Date: 1743-10-13
  • Subject Date: 1743
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 420, Box 8/36
  • Collection: John S. H. Fogg autograph collection
  • Object Type: Text

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