Letter concerning plea for ministers, Casco, 1703

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George Turfrey wrote to "Your Excellence" [perhaps the governor of Massachusetts] suggesting that it was time to send "Church men" to Casco (now Portland), based on a report that Indians in the area were upset that no ministers had been sent by the British.

The letter is from "Saco Fort Mary."

Turfrey was Warden of King's Chapel.

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About This Item

  • Title: Letter concerning plea for ministers, Casco, 1703
  • Creator: Turfrey, George
  • Creation Date: 1703-07-02
  • Subject Date: 1703
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 420, Box 9/21
  • Collection: John S. H. Fogg autograph collection
  • Object Type: Text

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