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Goldthwait, Thomas (1717-1799) to Thomas Flucker

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09035 Author/Creator: Goldthwait, Thomas (1717-1799) Place Written: Stockton Springs, Maine Type: Autograph document signed Date: 24 April 1766 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 31.4 x 19.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Written from Fort Pownall, at present-day Stockton Springs, Maine. Declares that he received two letters from Flucker and apologizes for not writing back. Discusses plans he is making with Mr. Chadwick and Mr. Saunders for a settlement.

People: Goldthwaite, Thomas, 1717-1799
Flucker, Thomas, 1719-1783

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Immigration and MigrationBuilding ConstructionWaldo Patent

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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