Contributed by Maine Historical Society
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.
About This Item
- 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
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Battles--Canada--Nova Scotia--Louisbourg
- Louisbourg (N.S.)--History--Siege, 1745
- Pepperrell, William, Sir, 1696-1759--Correspondence
- Sieges--Canada--Nova Scotia--Louisbourg
- Staple, Peter--Correspondence
- United States--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600--1775
- United States--History--King George's War, 1744-1748
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