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Title Letter [manuscript]: Boston, [Mass.], to Benning Wentworth, 1746 Dec. 6
Author Shirley, William (1694-1771)
Document Type Correspondence; Official Record
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: December 6, 1746, letter from Massachusetts Bay governor William Shirley informing New Hampshire governor Benning Wentworth that with the advice of the Massachusetts Council and in light of the disposition of the Iroquois to join the English, he has ordered Massachusetts troops to proceed to Saratoga, N.Y., for an assault on Crown Point. Shirley asks Wentworth to order his forces to proceed to Saratoga as well.
Names Wentworth, Benning
Places New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Saratoga, Crown Point, New York, United States
Keywords government, government relations, war, army, expedition
Theme 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 579
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue