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Letter from William Whiting to Fitz-John Winthrop, 4 March 1703/4 [1704]

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Title:
Letter from William Whiting to Fitz-John Winthrop, 4 March 1703/4 [1704]
Description:
In this detailed account written only a few days after the events described in it, William Whiting of the Connecticut colonial forces informs Governor John (commonly known as "Fitz-John") Winthrop of Connecticut of the devastating attack by French and Indian forces on the Massachusetts frontier settlement of Deerfield on the night of 29 February 1703/4. From the Winthrop family papers
Addressee:
Winthrop, Fitz-John, 1638-1707
Author:
Whiting, William
Date:
March 4, 1704
Format:
Manuscripts
Location:
Massachusetts Historical Society
Collection (local):
Massachusetts Historical Society Collection
Subjects:
History
1600-1775
Places:
MassachusettsFranklin (county)Deerfield
Deerfield (Mass.)
Extent:
32.3 cm x 20.3 cm
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Language:
English
Identifier:
nuview_170