Shute, Samuel, 1662-1742

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Royal Governor of Massachusetts.

From the description of Instructions to Samuel Thaxter, 1721 Aug. 09. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70979419

Shute was the Royal Governor of Massachusetts Bay Colony from Oct. 1716 to Jan. 1723.

John Thaxter is likely from Hingham, born 1683/4, died 1733.

From the description of [Document and letter] / Saml Shute. 1717-1721. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 433134138

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referencedIn Great Britain. Sovereign (1714-1727 : George I). Grant of governorship of the Massachusetts Bay Colony to Samuel Shute : manuscript, 1716 June 15. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Hancock family. Hancock family papers, 1690-1886 and undated. Lexington Historical Society
referencedIn Baxter, Joseph, 1676-1745. Diary, 1717-1721. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Shute, Samuel, 1662-1742. Letter, 1719 October 10, Boston, [Mass.]. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Shute, Samuel, 1662-1742. [Document and letter] / Saml Shute. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Edwards, Timothy, 1669-1758. Record book, 1695-1793. Connecticut Historical Society
referencedIn Dogget family. Dogget family papers, 1648-1839. Maine Historical Society Library
creatorOf Pepperrell, William, Sir, 1696-1759. William Pepperrell papers, 1664-1782. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Barrington (N.H.). Charter, 1722 May 10. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Colman, Benjamin, 1673-1747. Benjamin Colman papers, 1641-1806. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Shute, Samuel, 1662-1742. Instructions to Samuel Thaxter, 1721 Aug. 09. Maine Historical Society Library
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associatedWith Barrington (N.H.) corporateBody
associatedWith Baxter, Joseph, 1676-1745. person
associatedWith Boydell, John. person
associatedWith Colman, Benjamin, 1673-1747. person
correspondedWith Dogget family. family
associatedWith Edwards, Timothy, 1669-1758. person
associatedWith Great Britain. Sovereign (1714-1727 : George I) corporateBody
associatedWith Hancock family. family
associatedWith Massachusetts. Governor (1716-1727 : Shute) corporateBody
associatedWith Pepperrell, William, Sir, 1696-1759. person
associatedWith Siebert, Frank T. (Frank Thomas), 1912-1998. person
associatedWith Thaxter, John, 1683/4-1733. person
associatedWith Thaxter, Samuel. person
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New England
Great Britain
New Hampshire
Land settlement
Irish--History--18th century
Indians of North America


Birth 1662-01-12

Death 1742-04-15



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