William Lithgow to Spencer Phips on treaties with Wabanaki Tribes, 1751

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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.

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  • Title: William Lithgow to Spencer Phips on treaties with Wabanaki Tribes, 1751
  • Creator: William Lithgow
  • Creation Date: 1751-07-09
  • Subject Date: 1751-07-09
  • Location: Richmond, Sagadahoc County, 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

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