Joseph Frye letter to Gov. Shirley, ca. 1740s

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Joseph Frye sent a memorial to Massachusetts Governor William Shirley concerning counterfeiting of money. Frye's land grant in Maine became the town of Fryeburg.

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  • Title: Joseph Frye letter to Gov. Shirley, ca. 1740s
  • Creator: Joseph Frye
  • Creation Date: circa 1744
  • Subject Date: circa 1744
  • Location: Fryeburg, Oxford County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 420, Box 2/15, MS00-20.0043
  • Collection: John S. H. Fogg autograph collection
  • Object Type: Text

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