Contributed by Maine Historical Society
George Turfrey wrote to "Your Excellence" [perhaps the governor of Massachusetts] suggesting that it was time to send "Church men" to Casco (now Portland), based on a report that Indians in the area were upset that no ministers had been sent by the British.
The letter is from "Saco Fort Mary."
Turfrey was Warden of King's Chapel.
About This Item
- Title: Letter concerning plea for ministers, Casco, 1703
- Creator: Turfrey, George
- Creation Date: 1703-07-02
- Subject Date: 1703
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 420, Box 9/21
- 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
- Maine--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
- United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
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