Contributed by Maine Historical Society
William Shirley, the British governor of Massachusetts, wrote to William Pepperrell of Kittery, warning of French-British hostilities that could result in an Indian attack in Maine. Pepperrell forwarded the letter to military officials in Berwick.
About This Item
- Title: Warning of possible Indian attack, 1743
- Creator: Shirley, William
- Creation Date: 1743-10-13
- Subject Date: 1743
- State: MA, ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 420, Box 8/36
- Collection: John S. H. Fogg autograph collection
- Object Type: Text
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Indians of North America--Wars--1600-1750
- Pepperrell, William, Sir, 1696-1759--Correspondence
- Shirley, William, 1694-1771--Correspondence
- United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
- United States--History--King George's War, 1744-1748
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