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Stebbins, Jonathan To: [Stephen Williams]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08014.01 Author/Creator: Stebbins, Jonathan Place Written: Crown Point, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1759/08/19 Pagination: 1 p.19.8 cm x 32.2 cm

Summary of Content: The taking of Quebec, the arrival of the French flag of truce and two French deserters. "...wee here Quebeck is taken: which is rejoising to us: a flag of truce Came in here a few days ago: But would not own any such thing: they own wee are like to Conquer them..."

People: Stebbins, Jonathan
Williams, Stephen

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: French and Indian WarMilitary HistoryFranceCanadaTruceDesertion

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