Soldier's request for relief, 1747

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Soldier Peter Staple wrote to William Pepperrell of Kittery, who had led the successful assault against the French at Louisburg in 1746, that he was still waiting for relief from his post in Louisburg.

Staple hoped to go home to his family by summer.

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  • Title: Soldier's request for relief, 1747
  • Creator: Staple, Peter
  • Creation Date: 1747-03-15
  • Subject Date: 1747
  • Town: Louisbourg
  • State: NS
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 420, Box 9/12
  • Collection: John S. H. Fogg autograph collection
  • Object Type: Text

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