Letter from William Lithgow to Spencer Phips
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
William Lithgow wrote this letter from Fort Richmond to Governor Spencer Phips, on July 9, 1751. It concerns the relations between the English colonists and Native Americans in Maine.
A "belt of wampum" and treaties between the French and English with the Indians are mentioned.
- Title: Letter from William Lithgow to Spencer Phips
- Creator: Lithgow, William
- Creation Date: 1751-07-09
- Subject Date: 1751-07-09
- Town: Richmond
- County: Sagadahoc
- State: ME
- Media: Paper
- Dimensions (cm): 24 x 21
- Local Code: Coll. S-5820
- Collection: Siebert
- Object Type: Text
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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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LC Subject Headings
Indians of North America--Wars--1775-1783
French and Indian Wars--Letters
Indians of North America--Maine--Penobscots
Indians of North America--Maine--Norridgewocks
Indians of North America--Treaties
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