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Pepperrell, William (1696-1759) to John Storer

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.285 Author/Creator: Pepperrell, William (1696-1759) Place Written: York, Maine Type: Manuscript letter signed Date: 8 April 1758 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 16 x 16 cm.

Summary of Content: Orders Colonel Storer to have the captains under his command make returns for Pepperrell. The returns should provide information on the men enlisted for the campaign against Canada during the French and Indian War. Those listed should appear on 17 April 1758 to be mustered in for service.

Background Information: Pepperrell was a justice of the peace and representative of Kittery, Maine in the Massachusetts General Court. Storer, a Harvard graduate, was a shipbuilder and merchant.

People: Pepperrell, William, 1696-1759
Storer, John, 1727-1764

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: French and Indian WarMuster Rolls and ReturnsMilitary HistoryCanada

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