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Letter from William Lithgow to Spencer Phips

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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.


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  • 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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