William Bollan letter 1761


William Bollan letter 1761

William Bollan (c. 1710-1776), lawyer and colonial agent to Massachusetts. Letter concerning a loan made to the province of Massachusetts in 1756 that was settled by the Earl of Kinnoull, and discussing the transfer of money from New York City to Boston during the French and Indian War (July 11, 1761).

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Bollan, William, -1776

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William Bollan was born in England and studied law. He removed to Massachusetts about 1740. He was married 8 September 1743 at Kings Chapel in Boston to Frances Shirley, daughter of Governor William Shirley. William Bollan became advocate-general and agent of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in London from 1746 to 1762. He published numerous political pamphlets. He died in Massachusetts 1776. From the description of William Bollan papers, 1749-1757. [manuscript] (New England Historic Gen...