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Jedediah Preble letter on Mowat kidnapping, 1775

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Jedediah Preble letter on Mowat kidnapping, 1775 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 4, page 98-99.

Colonist Jedediah Preble provides a detailed description of Samuel Thompson's capture of British Captain Henry Mowatt in 1775, an event that may have prompted retaliation against the colonists by the British.

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