William Pepperrell papers, 1664-1782.


Pepperrell, William, Sir, 1696-1759. William Pepperrell papers, 1664-1782.

William Pepperrell papers, 1664-1782.

Papers of William Pepperrell, Maine merchant and commander of the American forces on the expedition to Louisbourg on Cape Breton, N.S. (1745) during King George's War. The bulk of the papers relate to Pepperrell's command at Louisbourg, including military orders and reports, regimental lists, returns, correspondence regarding strategies, supplies, and provisions, commission and discharge requests, accounts, receipts, and invoices. The collection also includes Pepperrell's business correspondence as a merchant, in particular with his son-in-law, Boston merchant Nathaniel Sparhawk and his partner Benjamin Colman, and regarding lands in Maine; family correspondence including with his father William; and a Pepperrell family genealogy. Additional correspondents include Robert Auchmuty, John Henry Bastide, Ammi R. Cutter, Andrew Oliver, Thomas Pownall, William Shirley, Samuel Shute, Edward Tyng, Samuel Waldo, Peter Warren, Jacob Wendell, and John Wheelwright.

3 boxes and 1 oversize box.

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Oliver, Andrew, 1706-1774

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Massachusetts colonial official: lieutenant governor 1771-1774; commissioner to negotiate with Six Nations 1748. From the description of ALS, 1764 Nov. 28, Boston, to Rev. Stephen West, Stockbridge, Mass. (Rosenbach Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122610623 ...

Warren, Peter, sir, 1703-1752

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British naval officer, finally vice-admiral. Owner of extensive landholdings in New York City and New York State. Married Susannah De Lancey; uncle of Sir William Johnson. From the description of Papers and deeds, 1639-1795. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58671377 Warren, British naval officer, most remembered for his capture of Fort Louisbourg, N.S., Canada in 1745. From the description of [Document, 1747?] / P. Warren. (Smith Colleg...

Pepperrell, William, 1646-1734

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Merchant, of Kittery, Me. From the description of Account book, [ca. 1717]-1720. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70976104 ...

Pepperrell family

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Wheelwright, John T. (John Tyler), 1856-1925

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Cutter, Ammi Ruhamah.

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Waldo, Samuel, 1695-1759

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Army officer, Boston merchant, capitalist, politician, and landowner in Maine. From the description of Papers, 1631-1824. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70972152 Boston merchant and capitalist who was chief proprietor and developer of a controversial patent located between the Muscongus and Penobscot Rivers in Maine. When opponents to Waldo's settlement projects questioned the validity of his title, he traveled to England in ...

Sparhawk, Nathaniel, 1715-1776

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Bastide, John Henry, Chief Engineer for Nova Scotia

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Epithet: Chief Engineer for Nova Scotia British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000296.0x000374 ...

Tyng, Edward, 1683-1755

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Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805

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British politician and antiquary. From the description of Memorandum on examination of John Hustler, 1781 October 31 : Lincoln, Eng. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 19465117 From the description of Memorandum on examination of John Hustler, 1781 October 31 : Lincoln, Eng. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 154270559 Thomas Pownall was a British colonial politician and author. In 1776 he wrote a one volume work called A Topographical Descri...

Auchmuty, Robert, 1724-1788

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Pepperrell, William, Sir, 1696-1759

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Army officer and Colonial governor, of Kittery, Me. From the description of Letter, 1755 May 2. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70950078 From the description of Letter, 1737 June 22. (Portsmouth Athenaeum Library & Museum). WorldCat record id: 70944443 Pepperrell was a merchant, politician and soldier who served in the colonial governments in Massachusetts. Israel Williams was a soldier and commander of a Hampshire County regimen...

Colman, Benjamin, 1673-1747

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Colman received his A.B. degree from Harvard in 1692. From the description of Sermons : manuscript, 1709. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612882178 Benjamin Colman (1673-1747) was born in Boston on October 19, 1673. He received an A.B. from Harvard College in 1692 and an A.M. in 1695. Soon after graduation he departed on a ship for London. The ship was taken over by a French privateer, who held the passengers captive before exchanging them once on land...

Wendell, Jacob, 1691-1761

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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 ...

Shirley, William, 1694-1771

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Shirley was governor of Massachusetts from 1741 to 1757. From the description of Letter, 1745 June 1, Boston [Mass.], to Jacob Wendell, Boston [Mass.]. (New England Historic Genealogical Society). WorldCat record id: 50844670 Colonial Governor of Massachusetts. Shirley was active in colonial politics, served in the French and Indian War, and succeeded Braddock as commander of all British Forces in North America upon Braddock's death. Shirley attended a council of war in New ...