Letter regarding the murder of Sebastien Rasles, 1732

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This letter dated June 20, 1732 discusses logging in the Brunswick area, then discusses issues around the murder of the Jesuit Priest Sebastien Rasles (Rale), who had a mission in Norridgewock with the Abenaki Indians.

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About This Item

  • Title: Letter regarding the murder of Sebastien Rasles, 1732
  • Creator: Minot, John
  • Creation Date: 1732-06-20
  • Subject Date: 1732-06-20
  • Town: Brunswick, Norridgewock
  • County: Cumberland, Somerset
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 16 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 365, Box 1/9
  • Collection: Doggett family papers
  • Object Type: Text

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