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Mauger, Joshua (1725-1788) to Joseph Gerrish to Peter Mauger to John Butler

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03902.262 Author/Creator: Mauger, Joshua (1725-1788) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 25 August - 22 November 1760 Pagination: 4 p. : 20 x 31.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Contains several letters written one after the other. The first letter, on page 1, was from Mauger to Joseph Gerrish, dated 25 August 1760. The location it was written in is not included. The second letter, which spanned from page 1 to page 2, was from Joshua Mauger to Peter Mauger, dated 25 August 1760 and written in Plymouth. The third letter, which spanned from page 2 to page 3, was from Joshua Mauger to Peter Mauger, dated 22 November 1760 and written in Plymouth. The fourth letter, which spanned from page 3 to page 4, was from Mauger to John Butler, dated 22 November 1760 and written in Plymouth.

People: Watson, Brook, 1735-1807
Mauger, Joshua, 1725-1788
Halifax, George Montagu-Dunk, Earl of, 1716-1771
Grenville, George, 1712-1770
Sandwich, John Montagu, 4th Earl of, 1718-1792
Pitt, William, Earl of Chatham, 1708-1778

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Merchants and TradeCommerceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyPoliticsStamp ActGovernment and CivicsFranceLawCanadaSoldier's Letter

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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