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Title Letter [manuscript]: Lyn [Lynn, Mass.], to Major Stephen Sewell in Salem [Mass.], 1708 Sept. 15
Author Shepard, Jeremiah (1648-1720)
Document Type Correspondence
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Letter written by the Rev. Jeremiah Shepard to Major Stephen Sewell on Sept. 15, 1708. In this letter Shepard, pastor of the church of Lynn, requests that Sewell consider becoming John Wainwright’s guardian. Wainwright became an orphan following the French and Indian massacre at Haverhill, Mass. in the summer of 1708.
Names Sewell, Stephen; Wainwright, John; Ayer, Samuel (d.1708)
Places Lynn, Haverhill, Massachusetts, United States
Keywords French and Indian Wars, massacre, attack, orphan, armed forces, battle, war
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Southeast
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 804
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue