Indian Raid on Casco Bay, 1676

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Henry Jocelyn and Josh Scottow wrote this letter to John Leverett, Governor of Massachusetts, from Blackpoint, Sept. 13, 1676 about an Indian raid on Casco Bay.

They describe French involvement in the raids, that captives were taken, and they had little chance of success if they were not given assistance by the Governor.

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About This Item

  • Title: Indian Raid on Casco Bay, 1676
  • Creator: Jocelyn, Henry
  • Creation Date: 1676-09-13
  • Subject Date: 1676-09-13
  • Local Name: Casco Bay
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. S-888 Misc. box 33/21
  • Object Type: Text

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