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.