Cyprian Southack letter concerning Casco fort, 1705
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Cyprian Southack (1662-1745), a sailor and captain, participated in several raids along the Maine coast in service of the Massachusetts colony.
Here he reports on the number of Indians he has seen, various colonial boats and their status, and other information about the area.
The letter is addressed to Joseph Dudley, captain general and governor in chief of Massachusetts Bay colony.
- Title: Cyprian Southack letter concerning Casco fort, 1705
- Creator: Southack, Cyprian
- Creation Date: 1705-06-17
- Subject Date: 1705
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 420, Box 9/7
- Collection: Fogg, John Samuel Hill autograph collection
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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LC Subject Headings
Dudley, Joseph, 1647-1720--Correspondence
Forts & fortification--Maine
Indians of North America--Maine
Indians of North America--Wars--1600-1750
Massachusetts. Governor (1702-1715)
Southack, Cyprian, 1662-1745--Correspondence
United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
United States--History--Queen Anne's War, 17020-1713
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