Copy of letter from Samuel Graves to Philip Stephens, 1775

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

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Samuel Graves wrote to Philip Stephens regarding the punishment of the American colonies by the British Navy for insubordination. Samuel Graves intended for the Navy to bombard coastal ports and towns.

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About This Item

  • Title: Copy of letter from Samuel Graves to Philip Stephens, 1775
  • Creator: Graves, Samuel
  • Creation Date: 1775-10-09
  • Subject Date: 1775-10-09
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 1157, p. 6-7
  • Collection: Burning of Falmouth/Mowat's Relation
  • Object Type: Text

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