Letters, 1745-1747.


Pepperrell, William, Sir, 1696-1759. Letters, 1745-1747.

Letters, 1745-1747.

Note (1745 July 8) certifying the assistance of John Batson, ship pilot and carpenter, in landing cannons at Louisbourg, N.S.; together with letter (1746 Nov. 11) from William Crosby to William Pepperrell concerning the arrival of new recruits, two men shot for desertion, and mention of John Bradstreet, a Major Blayney, and William Shirley.

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Crosby, William, active 1746

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Blayney, Major.

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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...

Batson, John

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Bradstreet, John, 1711-1774

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000473.0x000337 Army officer. From the description of John Bradstreet correspondence, 1763. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79451224 John Bradstreet (1711-1774), a soldier who served with the British and colonial forces, 1735-1774, gained recognition for his extraordinary abilities with that class of irregulars known as "battoe-men." Governor ...

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 ...