Letter concerning deserters, 1756

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William Williams (1731-1811) of Connecticut writes to William Pepperrell (1696-1759) of Kittery, who was commanding a regiment in the French and Indian (Seven Years') War, that a sergeant from Pepperrell's regiment could round up deserters, but needs orders on what to do with them.

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  • Title: Letter concerning deserters, 1756
  • Creator: William Williams
  • Creation Date: 1756-01-10
  • Subject Date: 1756
  • Location: USA
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 420, Box 9/47
  • Collection: John S. H. Fogg autograph collection
  • Object Type: Text

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