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Browne, John (fl. 1759) to James Cushing

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.252 Author/Creator: Browne, John (fl. 1759) Place Written: Halifax, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 10 October 1759 Pagination: 1 p. : address ; 31.5 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Discusses providing a letter and other support for Reverend Cushing's son to work for their "Kinsman Nat. Cotton" in England. Writes that "We are all filled with Joy at the Unexpected News of the Conquest of Canada," referring to the British victory at the Battle of Quebec during the French and Indian War in September 1759.

People: Browne, John, fl. 1759
Cushing, James, fl. 1759

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyCanadaFranceFrench and Indian WarAmerican Indian HistoryBattleMilitary History

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