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Title Letter [manuscript]: Annapolis, [Md.], to [Patrick Gordon, Philadelphia, Pa.], 1732 May 7
Author Ogle, Samuel (c.1694-1752)
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: May 7, 1732, letter to Patrick Gordon, the lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania, forwarding packets and correspondence intended for the admiralty and the N.Y. provincial council, and discussing Thomas Cresap’s abuse of the Indians. Ogle reports that he has taken measures to prevent further abuse, which "may be of worse consequence to both Provinces than any Dispute we can have among ourselves". Ironically, Cresap, then a resident of Havre de Grace, Md., would soon become a central figure in the boundary dispute to which Ogle refers.
Names Gordon, Patrick (c.1664-1736); Cresap, Thomas
Places Annapolis, Havre de Grace, Maryland, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, New York, United States
Keywords hostility, government, government relations, navy, state formation
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Northeast
Additional Information Samuel Ogle served as colonial governor of Maryland, 1731-1732, 1733-1742, and 1747-1752.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 568
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue