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Title Order [manuscript]: to Major Symonds Epps, Comander of the middle Regiment of Militia in the County of Essex, 1696 Feb. 5
Author Stoughton, Lieutenant Governor, William (1631-1701)
Document Type Correspondence; Official Record
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Military order, dated Feb. 5, 1696, to Major Symonds Epps of Ipswich, Mass. Fearing an attack both by sea and land by Indians in the coming spring, Epps is ordered in this document to prepare his militia regiment (Essex County), to keep a careful watch and generally be ready for such an attack. He is further instructed to communicate his state of preparation to Lieut. Gov. Stoughton before the tenth of March.
Names Epps, Symonds
Places Ipswich, Essex County, Massachusetts, United States
Keywords militia, soldiers, government, colonial forces, war, King William's War, weapon, alliance
Theme 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 573
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue