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Burgoyne, John (1722-1792) [Note on a missionary]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04764.81 Author/Creator: Burgoyne, John (1722-1792) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph note Date: circa June 1777 Pagination: 1 p. ; 7.2 x 23.9 cm.

Index says the note is in General Burgoyne's hand. Initialed "JB" at the top. Says: "To be attended to: Joshua Wingate Weeks of Marblehead Missionary from the Society for propagat[ing] the gospel -" Weeks was a Royalist Anglican minister kicked out of Marblehead, Massachusetts for continuing to preach in the Anglican Church there. Date of creation inferred from the date of Weeks's ejection from Marblehead.

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