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Title Letter [manuscript]: New York, to Honorable Lt. Governor Penn, 1766 July 2
Author Gage, Thomas (1721-1787)
Date
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Letter written by Thomas Gage on July 2, 1766 to John Penn, Lieutenant Governor of Pa. Having received recent communication from Fort Pitt (Pa.) regarding the murders of Indians in western Pennsylvania and the seizure of their land by settlers, Gage urges Penn to take action against those responsible. Further, Gage informs Penn that the garrison at Fort Pitt will provide any assistance needed to remove the settlers in order to maintain good relations with the Indians.
Places Fort Pitt, Redstone Creek, Pennsylvania, New York, United States
Keywords British Colonialism, British North America, white settlers, white settlement, war, negotiation, government relations, Indian Policy, murder, law and order
Theme American Indians and the European Powers; Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northeast
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 309
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue