Contributed by Maine Historical Society
William Lithgow wrote this letter from Fort Richmond to Governor Spencer Phips, on July 9, 1751. It concerns the relations between the English colonists and Native Americans in Maine.
A "belt of wampum" and treaties between the French and English with the Indians are mentioned.
About This Item
- Title: William Lithgow to Spencer Phips on treaties with Wabanaki Tribes, 1751
- Creator: Lithgow, William
- Creation Date: 1751-07-09
- Subject Date: 1751-07-09
- Town: Richmond
- County: Sagadahoc
- State: ME
- Media: Paper
- Dimensions: 24 cm x 21 cm
- Local Code: Coll. S-5820
- Collection: Frank T. Siebert collection of American Indian and American frontier materials
- Object Type: Text
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- French and Indian Wars--Letters
- Indians of North America--Maine--Norridgewocks
- Indians of North America--Maine--Penobscots
- Indians of North America--Treaties
- Indians of North America--Wars--1775-1783
- Lithgow, William--Letters
- Norridgewock Tribe
- Penobscot Tribe
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