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Title Orders [manuscript]: province of New Hampshire, att a councill held at Portsmouth, 1703 Aug. 23 [sic]
Author Partridge, Lieutenant Governor, William (fl.1697-1749)
Date
Document Type Official Record
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: New Hampshire government document dated Aug. 23, 1703 and signed by Lieutenant Governor William Partridge. In this document two orders are issued regarding Indian relations and public worship. The first order states that sixty men are to be detached from the province for the purpose of "Destroying and Suppressing the French and Indian Enemys that may be found between Newichawanock and Merrimack River". The second order declares that Sept. 5 will be established as a day of humiliation throughout the province and that a proclamation to that effect be posted at public meetings.
Places Newichawanock, Merrimack River, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States
Keywords government relations, religion, Christianity, New France, war, Queen Anne's War, soldiers
Theme American Indians and the European Powers; Military Encounters: Conflicts, Rebellions and Alliances
Culture Area Northeast
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 621
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue