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1664-1782

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Collection Summary

Abstract

This collection consists of the papers of William Pepperrell, Maine merchant and commander of the American forces on the expedition to Louisbourg on Cape Breton, Nova Scotia (1745), during King George's War. The bulk of the papers relate to Pepperrell's command at Louisbourg, but they also include business correspondence, family correspondence, and genealogical materials.

Biographical Timeline

27 June 1696
Born in Kittery Point, District of Maine.
1712
Joined the Massachusetts militia.
1720
Chosen to represent Kittery in the House of Representatives of Massachusetts.
16 Mar. 1723
Married Mary Hirst, granddaughter of Judge Samuel Sewall.
1725
Appointed a judge on the York County Court.
1726
Promoted to colonel of the Massachusetts militia in command of the District of Maine.
1727
Appointed by Governor William Dummer to a place on the Massachusetts Council.
1730
Elevated to chief justice in the York County Court.
1734
Inherited the bulk of his father's estate.
1 May 1742
Elizabeth Pepperrell, first born and only surviving daughter, married Nathaniel Sparhawk.
1744
King George's War.
Andrew, Pepperrell's son, (b. 4 Jan. 1726) entered the family business as a co-partner.
24 May 1745
Night attack on Louisbourg defeated with loss of 189 men.
24 Mar. 1744/5
Massachusetts forces sailed from Boston to the Strait of Canso.
30 Apr. 1745 - 01 May 1745
Combined forces arrived off Louisbourg (Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia), and the siege of Louisbourg began.
16 June 1745
Terms of surrender of the fortress of Louisbourg, Cape Breton, sent to Pepperrell by Louis Dupont Duchambon.
17 June 1745
Louisbourg garrison surrendered after a seven-week siege.
1 Sep. 1745
Commissioned colonel by King George II, with authority to raise and command a regiment, the 66th Regiment of Foot, in the regular British line.
Nov. 1746
Created baronet in reward for the victory at Louisbourg.
1749-1750
Year-long trip to England. Pepperrell's regiment disbanded.
1751
Andrew, Pepperrell's only surviving son, died.
1753
Negotiated treaty with the Maine Indians.
1754
Fighting began with the French.
Pepperrell's regiment reinstated to the British army as the 51st Regiment of Foot.
1755
French and Indian War declared.
Promoted to major-general.
1756
Appointed commander of Castle William in Boston Harbor and of all the military forces of the colony.
Aug. 1757
Ordered by Thomas Pownall, governor of Massachusetts, to raise troops for the defense of the province.
13 Feb. 1759
Commissioned lieutenant-general in the British army.
6 July 1759
Died in Kittery.

Collection Description

The papers of William Pepperrell, commander of the Louisbourg expedition during King George's War, range from 1664-1782, with the bulk spanning 1745-1746. The papers document the 1745 expedition against the French at Louisbourg and include military orders and reports, regiment lists, returns, correspondence regarding strategies, commission and discharge requests, accounts of payments and receipts from soldiers, reports on supplies, receipts, and invoices on provisions.

The collection also includes documents relating to the Stamp Act, business correspondence, and some family correspondence. Nathaniel Sparhawk's correspondence to Pepperrell contains both business and family news. Sparhawk, a business partner in trade with Benjamin Colman of Boston, married Pepperrell's daughter Elizabeth.

Correspondents include the following: Robert Auchmuty, Charles Chauncy, Benjamin Colman, Thomas Cushing, Henry Flynt, Thomas Hancock, Increase Mather, Andrew Oliver, Thomas Pownall, William Shirley, Samuel Shute, Nathaniel Sparhawk, Edward Tyng, Samuel Waldo, and John Wheelwright.

For a list of items in the collection, see the Document List below.

Acquisition Information

The majority of the papers in this collection were donated to the Massachusetts Historical Society in 1791 by Jeremy Belknap. Latter papers were acquired by purchase early in the 20th century. All papers are the property of the MHS.

Restrictions on Access

Use of the originals is restricted. This collection is available as color digital facsimiles (see links below). Black and white microfilm is also available for use in the library.

Other Formats

The collection is also available on microfilm, P-469, 3 reels.

Detailed Description of the Collection

Box 1Folder 1digitized
digitizedNo date
Box 1Folder 2digitized
digitized1664-1699
Box 1Folder 3digitized
digitized1700-1705
Box 1Folder 4digitized
digitized1706-1710
Box 1Folder 5digitized
digitized1711-1719
Box 1Folder 6digitized
digitized1720-1724
Box 1Folder 7digitized
digitized1725-1729
Box 1Folder 8digitized
digitized1730-1734
Box 1Folder 9digitized
digitized1735-1739
Box 1Folder 10digitized
digitized1739/40-1744
Box 1Folder 11digitized
digitized[1745], 1 of 3
Box 1Folder 12digitized
digitized[1745], 2 of 3
Box 1Folder 13digitized
digitized[1745], 3 of 3
Box 1Folder 14digitized
digitized1745 (dated, year only)
Box 1Folder 15digitized
digitized3 January 1744/5-16 February 1744/5
Box 1Folder 16digitized
digitized19 February 1744/5-25 February 1744/5
Box 1Folder 17digitized
digitized26 February 1744/5-3 March 1744/5
Box 1Folder 18digitized
digitized6 March 1744/5-15 March 1744/5
Box 1Folder 19digitized
digitized16 March 1744/5-28 March 1745
Box 1Folder 20digitized
digitized6 April 1745-14 April 1745
Box 1Folder 21digitized
digitized15 April 1745-23 April 1745
Box 1Folder 22digitized
digitized24 April 1745-30 April 1745
Box 1Folder 23digitized
digitized1 May 1745-4 May 1745
Box 1Folder 24digitized
digitized6 May 1745-11 May 1745
Box 1Folder 25digitized
digitized12 May 1745-20 May 1745
Box 1Folder 26digitized
digitized21 May 1745-26 May 1745
Box 1Folder 27digitized
digitized27 May 1745-2 June 1745
Box 1Folder 28digitized
digitized3 June 1745-7 June 1745
Box 1Folder 29digitized
digitized10 June 1745-16 June 1745
Box 1Folder 30digitized
digitized17 June 1745-24 June 1745
Box 2Folder 1digitized
digitized26 June 1745-5 July 1745
Box 2Folder 2digitized
digitized6 July 1745-15 July 1745
Box 2Folder 3digitized
digitized16 July 1745-26 July 1745
Box 2Folder 4digitized
digitized27 July 1745-3 August 1745
Box 2Folder 5digitized
digitized4 August 1745-10 August 1745
Box 2Folder 6digitized
digitized12 August 1745-17 August 1745
Box 2Folder 7digitized
digitized20 August 1745-30 August 1745
Box 2Folder 8digitized
digitized31 August 1745-12 September 1745
Box 2Folder 9digitized
digitized13 September 1745-18 September 1745
Box 2Folder 10digitized
digitized19 September 1745-26 September 1745
Box 2Folder 11digitized
digitized28 September 1745-7 October 1745
Box 2Folder 12digitized
digitized8 October 1745-16 October 1745
Box 2Folder 13digitized
digitized17 October 1745-26 October 1745
Box 2Folder 14digitized
digitized28 October 1745-30 October 1745
Box 2Folder 15digitized
digitized1 November 1745-7 November 1745
Box 2Folder 16digitized
digitized11 November 1745-15 November 1745
Box 2Folder 17digitized
digitized17 November 1745-22 November 1745
Box 2Folder 18digitized
digitized23 November 1745-30 November 1745
Box 2Folder 19digitized
digitized1 December 1745-19 December 1745
Box 2Folder 20digitized
digitized20 December 1745-31 December 1745
Box 3Folder 1digitized
digitized1 January 1745/6-11 January 1745/6
Box 3Folder 2digitized
digitized14 January 1745/6-31 January 1745/6
Box 3Folder 3digitized
digitized4 February 1745/6-12 February 1745/6
Box 3Folder 4digitized
digitized14 February 1745/6-6 March 1745/6
Box 3Folder 5digitized
digitized8 March 1745-17 March 1745
Box 3Folder 6digitized
digitized18 March 1745/6-26 March 1745/6
Box 3Folder 7digitized
digitized29 March 1745/6-4 April 1746
Box 3Folder 8digitized
digitized10 April 1746-23 April 1746
Box 3Folder 9digitized
digitized24 April 1746-29 April 1746
Box 3Folder 10digitized
digitized30 April 1746-16 May 1746
Box 3Folder 11digitized
digitized27 May 1746-27 June 1746
Box 3Folder 12digitized
digitized4 July 1746-21 November 1746
Box 3Folder 13digitized
digitized1747-1749
Box 3Folder 14digitized
digitized1751-1754
Box 3Folder 15digitized
digitized1755-1756
Box 3Folder 16digitized
digitized1757
Box 3Folder 17digitized
digitized1758
Box 3Folder 18digitized
digitized1759
Box 3Folder 19digitized
digitized1760-1766, 1770
Box 3Folder 20digitized
digitized1769-1772 (financial sheets)
Box 3Folder 21digitized
digitized1772 - New Hampshire land dispute
Box 3Folder 22digitized
digitized1772-1782
Box 3Folder 23digitized
digitizedn.d., Copies of papers, 1579-1846

Document List

The documents may appear digitally in a different order than listed below.

Box 1Folder 1
Undated

French commerce on the island of Madagascar.

Box 1Folder 1
Undated by William Pepperrell

Fragment of a letter.

Box 1Folder 1
Undated by William Pepperrell

Memorandum.

Box 1Folder 1
Undated by William Pepperrell

Queries sent to Martin in Portsmouth, N.H., about ships, harbors, and coast of N.H.

Box 1Folder 1
Undated by William Pepperrell

Regarding Colonel Hale and a chirugeon in his regiment.

Box 1Folder 1
14 Sep. 1664 by John Douglas

Examination of Capt. Douglas of the bark St. John re: his taking of the Blue Dove.

Box 1Folder 1
11 Aug. 1693 by Great Britain

Agreement with the Eastern Indians. [True copy.]

Box 1Folder 2
26 May 1694 by Francis Hooke

Order to pay out...on a treasury bill held by John Whipple.

Box 1Folder 2
30 June 1694 by Henry Derig[es]

Account of billeting of soldiers at York and Barwick, Me., to Major Francis Hooke.

Box 1Folder 2
8 Apr. 1695 by William Pepperrell, Sr.

Settling accounts for supplies.

Box 1Folder 2
1696-1699 by William Pepperrell, Sr.

Account with Usher for wheat and corn.

Box 1Folder 2
14 Apr. 1699 by Dey Babba Hass[e]n

Letter concerns passports for English ships, goods, and citizens.

Box 1Folder 3
16 July 1701 by Samuel Webber

Deed to his quarter share in mill at York to Wm. Pepperrell, Sr.

Box 1Folder 3
18 Apr. 1705 by William Blathwayt

Complaints by Dudley and Lord Cornbury against the charter gov'ts of Conn. and R.I. Signed by Blathwayt, Meadows, Pollexfen, and Prior.

Box 1Folder 3
18 Apr. 1705 by British Board of Trade

Complaints by Dudley and Lord Cornbury against the charter gov'ts of Conn. and R.I. Signed by Blathwayt, Meadows, Pollexfen, and Prior.

Box 1Folder 3
18 Apr. 1705 by Philip Meadows

Complaints by Dudley and Lord Cornbury against the charter gov'ts of Conn. and R.I. Signed by Blathwayt, Meadows, Pollexfen, and Prior.

Box 1Folder 3
18 Apr. 1705 by John Pollexfen

Complaints by Dudley and Lord Cornbury against the charter gov'ts of Conn. and R.I. Signed by Blathwayt, Meadows, Pollexfen, and Prior.

Box 1Folder 3
18 Apr. 1705 by Mathew Prior

Complaints by Dudley and Lord Cornbury against the charter gov'ts of Conn. and R.I. Signed by Blathwayt, Meadows, Pollexfen, and Prior.

Box 1Folder 4
9 Sep. 1706 by Bartholomew Jackson and George Jackson

Letters to Wm. Pepperrell, Sr., announcing wedding day.

Box 1Folder 4
9 Sep. 1706 by George Jackson and Bartholomew Jackson

Letters to Wm. Pepperrell, Sr., announcing wedding day.

Box 1Folder 4
10 Jan. 1707 by Jane Godsoe

Deed of sale of land to Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 4
12 May 1709 by John Ive

Concerns shipment to New England.

Box 1Folder 5
7 June 1712 - July 1712 by George I

Establishment and wages of officers on the island of Minorca and the forts thereunto.

Box 1Folder 5
16 Mar. 1717/8 by Sir William Ashurst

Letter about political affairs in Mass. and N.H.

Box 1Folder 5
19 Dec. 1718 by George Granville, Baron Lansdown

Speech against the Occasional Conformity Bill delivered in Parliament.

Box 1Folder 5
2 Feb. 1718/9 by Samuel Shute

Letter concerns Shute's dispute with Dr. Elisha Cooke.

Box 1Folder 5
1 Apr. 1719 by William Pepperrell

Copy of letter to Mr. Belcher about Capt. Wibird's debt.

Box 1Folder 5
8 July 1719 by Joshua Pickman

Receipt to Mark Hunking for Wm. Pepperrell for codfish.

Box 1Folder 5
17 July 1719 by J.P. Hunking

Receipt for fish. [On verso, filed under 8 July 1719.]

Box 1Folder 5
17 July 1719 by Mark Hunking

Receipt for codfish. [On verso of 8 July 1719.]

Box 1Folder 6
10 May 1721

Plea of review of an action of trespass: Wm. Pepperrell, Jr. vs. David Farnham, et al. Copy.

Box 1Folder 6
16 May 1722 by Mary Nicholls

Family news.

Box 1Folder 6
12 Aug. 1723 by William Pepperrell, Sr.

Pepperrell's son killed by French and Indians; asks assistance in collecting his effects.

Box 1Folder 6
Apr. 1724 by Archibald Macpheadris

Shipment of fish and slaves.

Box 1Folder 6
19 Apr. 1724 by William Joncker

Receipt from Joncker as agent for Wm. Pepperrell to John Dearing for salt.

Box 1Folder 7
30 Apr. 1725 by British House of Lords

Minutes of a debate concerning opposition to the royal prerogative in Mass.

Box 1Folder 7
15 June 1725 by William Pepperrell

Account with George Jaffrey.

Box 1Folder 7
20 Aug. 1725 by William Pepperrell

Letter about shipment of broadcloth and return shipment of slaves.

Box 1Folder 7
19 May 1726 by Johnson Harman

Receipt to Capt. George Will for Wm. Pepperrell for payment on account.

Box 1Folder 7
8 Aug. 1726 by William Pepperrell

Letter discusses disposing of a boat left at St. Peters by Capt. John Dearing.

Box 1Folder 7
3 July 1727 by Charles Chambers

Letter about island ownership, Chebisco Dego in Casco Bay, Me.

Box 1Folder 7
1 Aug. 1727 by Thomas Pickerin

Deed for land at York.

Box 1Folder 7
17 Jan. 1727/8 by John Rogers

Re: debt.

Box 1Folder 7
4 Oct. 1729 by Thomas Pickerin

Note to Wm. Pepperrell to allow Joseph Moulton to have five pounds.

Box 1Folder 8
8 Oct. 1730 by Henry Champernown

Letter about balance of account of Nathaniel White on rent of house.

Box 1Folder 8
24 Oct. 1730 by Josiah Conant

Surveyor's plan of land belonging to Jacob Parker, Byles, and [Haile?] in Windham County, Conn.

Box 1Folder 8
14 Mar. 1730/1 by Joshua Penhallow

Requisition for Mr. Marshall.

Box 1Folder 8
12 May 1731 by William Pepperrell

Answers of Wm. Pepperrell to appellants David Farnham and Elizabeth Weeland. Copy.

Box 1Folder 8
12 May 1731 by William Pepperrell

Answers of Wm. Pepperrell to appellants David Farnham and Elizabeth Weeland. Copy.

Box 1Folder 8
27 June 1731 by Johnson Harman

Memorandum asking time to repay money.

Box 1Folder 8
18 Mar. 1733 by Samuel Waldo

Re: land deals.

Box 1Folder 8
20 Feb. 1733/4 by Richard Wibird and Co.

Bill.

Box 1Folder 9
25 Aug. 1737 by Thomas Westbrook

Letter about inability to saw an order of boards.

Box 1Folder 9
28 Sep. 1737 by Samuel Waldo

Letter requests information on boundary line at Me.

Box 1Folder 9
8 Nov. 1737 by Thomas Westbrook

Letter about stopping of sawmill due to lack of water.

Box 1Folder 9
9 Feb. 1737/8 by John Jones

Order to pay to Samuel Fetherly and place to account of Nicholas Hooper, Esq., and Company.

Box 1Folder 9
16 June 1738 by John Read

Opinions of John Read and Robert Auchmuty on John Tufton Mason's title to John Mason's N.H. lands.

Box 1Folder 9
16 June 1738 by Robert Auchmuty

Opinions of John Read and Robert Auchmuty on John Tufton Mason's title to John Mason's N.H. lands.

Box 1Folder 9
3 Nov. 1739 by Joseph Hanson, Jr.

Letter gives reason for delay in paying debt.

Box 1Folder 9
20 Nov. 1739 by William Pepperrell

Letter discusses non-payment of bill. [On verso, filed under 3 Nov. 1739.]

Box 1Folder 10
18 Feb. 1739/40 by Samuel Hains

Order for goods and information about timber.

Box 1Folder 10
28 July 1740 by Humphrey Scamone

Concerns goods to be traded and a money matter.

Box 1Folder 10
28 Aug. 1740 by British Navy Board

Gives new dimensions for large-sized masts.

Box 1Folder 10
15 Sep. 1740 by Henry Dering

Letter with an order for cloth.

Box 1Folder 10
20 Mar. 1741/2 by William Niccolis

Concerns shipments of goods.

Box 1Folder 10
12 Apr. 1742 by Jacob Wendell

Concerns goods ordered and news of actions of General Court.

Box 1Folder 10
19 Apr. 1742 by William Pearson

Letter with an order for corn.

Box 1Folder 10
2 Dec. 1742 by Richard Waldron

Letter asks Pepperrell's intervention with Mr. Sparhawk in a court matter.

Box 1Folder 10
7 Feb. 1742/3 by James Griffitts of Swanzey

Document gives power of attorney to Nathaniel Bethune of Boston to sue Samuel Wentworth and James Monk. Witnessed by Jer. Jones and Stephen Hall.

Box 1Folder 10
7 Feb. 1742/3 by Stephen Hall [witness]

Document gives power of attorney to Nathaniel Bethune of Boston to sue Samuel Wentworth and James Monk. Witnessed by Jer. Jones and Stephen Hall.

Box 1Folder 10
7 Feb. 1742/3 by Jer. Jones [witness]

Document gives power of attorney to Nathaniel Bethune of Boston to sue Samuel Wentworth and James Monk. Witnessed by Jer. Jones and Stephen Hall.

Box 1Folder 10
7 Mar. 1742/3 by William Tyler

Letter about shipping news and actions of Capt. Roberts.

Box 1Folder 10
22 Dec. 1743 by John Berwick and Gilbert Warren

Agreement with Pepperrell to build a garrison house around Gilbert Warren's dwelling house in Berwick.

Box 1Folder 10
22 Dec. 1743 by Gilbert Warren and John Berwick

Agreement with Pepperrell to build a garrison house around Gilbert Warren's dwelling house in Berwick.

Box 1Folder 10
12 June 1744 by Henry De[—]

Letter gives news about Boston and Indian threat.

Box 1Folder 11
[1745]

List of men who subscribe their willingness to go on the attack of the Island Battery, provided Beamsly Glaizer is captain.

Box 1Folder 11
[1745]

Account of merchandise to be sold, prices included.

Box 1Folder 11
[1745]

Chart showing the breakdown of rank under certain officers.

Box 1Folder 11
[1745]

Letter introduces James Monk.

Box 1Folder 11
[1745]

Letter introduces James Monk. Unsigned.

Box 1Folder 11
[1745]

Petition to grant just rank in army. Signed: G. Gerrish, J. Gerrish, J. Griffin, J. Hoar, J. Marston, N. Payson, C. Swan, and J. Trumbull.

Box 1Folder 11
[1745] by Ephraim Baker

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 11
[1745] by John Bradstreet

Concerns regiment duties.

Box 1Folder 11
[1745] by John Bradstreet

Memorandum of captains "drawed out" by Colonel Bradstreet. 2 sheets.

Box 1Folder 11
[1745] by Moses Butler

List of remainder of men in his company, with memorandum concerning the death of John Hooker and John Whitelock attached.

Box 1Folder 11
[1745] by Joshua Champlin

List of men in his company.

Box 1Folder 11
[1745] by Bray Dearing

List of his men.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by Joseph Dwight

List of men in his regiment proposed to be under command of S. Zouberbuhler.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by Joseph Dwight

List of officers and men of his regiment ordered by Wm. Shirley into Wm. Pepperrell's regiment.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by Lieut. Eldridge

List of men in his company.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by George Gerrish

Petition to grant just rank in army. Signed: G. Gerrish, J. Gerrish, J. Griffin, J. Hoar, J. Marston, N. Payson, C. Swan, and J. Trumbull.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by Joseph Gerrish

Petition to grant just rank in army. Signed: G. Gerrish, J. Gerrish, J. Griffin, J. Hoar, J. Marston, N. Payson, C. Swan, and J. Trumbull.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by John Gorham

List of men suitable to have command of a company of rangers or scouts in the woods.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by British Army

Establishment of a regiment of foot to be raised in North America.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by British Army

Proclamation: persons in garrison permitted to enlist in 2 regiments in N. America. Signed by Warren and Pepperrell. 2 copies.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by James Griffin

Petition to grant just rank in army. Signed: G. Gerrish, J. Gerrish, J. Griffin, J. Hoar, J. Marston, N. Payson, C. Swan, J. Trumbull.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by Capt. [John] Harmon

List of men in his company.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by Jonathan Hoar

Petition to grant just rank in army. Signed: G. Gerrish, J. Gerrish, J. Griffin, J. Hoar, J. Marston, N. Payson, C. Swan, J. Trumbull.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by John Irving

Account of sundries delivered from the hospital to Mr. Bristow, Apothecary General.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by Andrew Lane

Letter to Dr. Rand.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by Monsieur Madoux

Memorandum of goods belonging to Monsieur Madoux.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by John Marston

Petition to grant just rank in army. Signed: G. Gerrish, J. Gerrish, J. Griffin, J. Hoar, J. Marston, N. Payson, C. Swan, J. Trumbull.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by Massachusetts Bay General Court

Vote of a committee [Mass. General Court?] allowing Pepperrell provisions for troops transported to Cape Breton.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by Samuel Moore

List of officers in the N.H. regiment under his command.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by Capt. [Jeremiah] Moulton

List of men.

Box 1Folder 12
[1745] by Richard Mumford

List of men in his company.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by Nathan Payson

Petition to grant just rank in army. Signed: G. Gerrish, J. Gerrish, J. Griffin, J. Hoar, J. Marston, N. Payson, C. Swan, J. Trumbull.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by William Pepperrell

List of men in his regiment.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by William Pepperrell

Proclamation: persons in garrison permitted to enlist in 2 regiments in N. America. Signed by P. Warren and Pepperrell. 2 copies.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by William Pepperrell?

Memorandum of promotions.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by William Pepperrell?

Memorandum. List of officers.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by Thomas Perkins

List of men under his command, in the state they left.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by Thomas Perkins

List of men under his command.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by John Rous

Letter to Pepperrell about his commission.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by William Shirley

Memoranda: regiments in expedition. Also included are list of supplies and prices, officer pay, and subjects for discussion.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by William Smith

List of men belonging to his company.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by William Smith

List of men in his company.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by Peter Staples

List of men belonging to his company.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by John Storer

List of his men on the frontier, and much exposed, who have families.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by Caleb Swan

Petition to grant just rank in army. Signed: G. Gerrish, J. Gerrish, J. Griffin, J. Hoar, J. Marston, N. Payson, C. Swan, J. Trumbull.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by John Trumbull

Petition to grant just rank in army. Signed: G. Gerrish, J. Gerrish, J. Griffin, J. Hoar, J. Marston, N. Payson, C. Swan, J. Trumbull.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by Capt. William Warner

List of men Capt. Warner left under the care of Lieut. George Gerrish.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by Peter Warren

Proclamation: persons in garrison permitted to enlist in 2 regiments in N. America. P. Warren and Pepperrell. 2 copies.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by Peter Warren?

Note about sending sick men to New England.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by Joseph Webber

List of men in Capt. Harman's company.

Box 1Folder 13
[1745] by William Williams

Memorandum about victualing a regiment.

Box 1Folder 14
1745 by Clark Gayton

Concerns irons to secure prisoners.

Box 1Folder 14
1745 by Clark Gayton

Re: prisoners.

Box 1Folder 14
1745 by Robert Hale

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 14
1745 by William Pepperrell

Account of payments at Louisbourg.

Box 1Folder 14
1745 by William Pepperrell

Power of attorney to Richard Partridge, London, to receive money from T. Winnington, Paymaster General. Not signed. Embossed stamp. VI pence.

Box 1Folder 15
3 Jan. 1744/5 by George II

Orders of King George II to Shirley, signified in letter from Duke of Newcastle to employ a force of ships. Copy. Signed by Shirley.

Box 1Folder 15
3 Jan. 1744/5 by Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle

Orders of King George II to Shirley, signified in letter from Duke of Newcastle to employ a force of ships. Copy. Signed by Shirley.

Box 1Folder 15
3 Jan. 1744/5 by William Shirley

Orders of King George II to Shirley, signified in letter from Duke of Newcastle to employ a force of ships. Copy. Signed by Shirley.

Box 1Folder 15
4 Feb. 1744/5 by Alexander Bulman

Concerns enlistment of soldiers from York and Bulman's request for a commission as a surgeon.

Box 1Folder 15
6 Feb. 1744/5 by Benjamin Bollard

Concerns the appointment of Josiah Quincy or Benjamin Green as Pepperrell's secretary.

Box 1Folder 15
6 Feb. 1744/5 by William Pepperrell

Copy. [Located on letter of 1 Mar. 1744/5.]

Box 1Folder 15
8 Feb. 1744/5 by Andrew Le Mercier

Concerns appointment of Le Mercier's son as a linguist to accompany the Cape Breton expedition and the pay of the army.

Box 1Folder 15
8 Feb. 1744/5 by William Vaughn

Concerns appointment of officers and the enlistment of soldiers for the Louisbourg expedition.

Box 1Folder 15
9 Feb. 1744/5 by Massachusetts Bay House of Representatives

Vote granting money to provide Gen. Wm. Pepperrell's table in the intended expedition to Cape Breton.

Box 1Folder 15
13 Feb. 1744/5 by William Shirley

Shirley informs Pepperrell of the status of the embargo. [Partial letter.]

Box 1Folder 15
14 Feb. 1744/5 by Michael Malcom

Malcom informs Pepperrell that the former's son will accompany the Cape Breton expedition in Malcom's place.

Box 1Folder 15
15 Feb. 1744/5 by John Kinselagh

Concerns the enlistment of men for the Cape Breton expedition.

Box 1Folder 15
16 Feb. 1744/5 by Nathaniel Donnell and Jeremiah Moulton

Requests a captain's commission for Capt. John Lane in Pepperrell's regiment with the 30 men Lane enlisted for Cape Breton.

Box 1Folder 15
16 Feb. 1744/5 by Johnson Harman

Wishes Pepperrell success in the expedition to Cape Breton.

Box 1Folder 15
16 Feb. 1744/5 by Jeremiah Moulton and Nathaniel Donnell

Requests a captain's commission for Capt. John Lane in Pepperrell's regiment with the 30 men Lane enlisted for Cape Breton.

Box 1Folder 16
19 Feb. 1744/5 by John Storer

Discusses transportation of troops to Cape Breton by Jedediah Preble.

Box 1Folder 16
19 Feb. 1744/5 by Josiah Willard

Concerns monies sent to Willard to be transferred to Col. Waldo to enlist soldiers for Cape Breton. Includes receipts.

Box 1Folder 16
20 Feb. 1744/5 by Moses Butler

Concerns enlisting men in Berwick, Me., for the expedition to Cape Breton.

Box 1Folder 16
20 Feb. 1744/5 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Concerns enlistment of men for Cape Breton expedition.

Box 1Folder 16
20 Feb. 1744/5 by John Osborne

Concerns expedition to Louisbourg.

Box 1Folder 16
21 Feb. 1744/5 by Moses Butler

Concerns enlistment of men from Berwick, Me., for the Cape Breton expedition.

Box 1Folder 16
21 Feb. 1744/5 by John Wait

Receipt for money. [On verso, 19 Feb. 1744/5.]

Box 1Folder 16
22 Feb. 1744/5 by Jeremiah Moulton

Receipt for money. [On verso, 19 Feb. 1744/5.]

Box 1Folder 16
22 Feb. 1744/5 by John Storer

Receipt for money. [On verso, 19 Feb. 1744/5.]

Box 1Folder 16
23 Feb. 1744/5 by Moses Butler

Concerns enlistment of men from Berwick, Me., for the Cape Breton expedition.

Box 1Folder 16
23 Feb. 1744/5 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Concerns enlisting men for the Cape Breton expedition from Saco and Biddeford.

Box 1Folder 16
23 Feb. 1744/5 by John Harmon

Receipt of money from Pepperrell. [On verso, 19 Feb. 1744/5.]

Box 1Folder 16
24 Feb. 1744/5 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Concerns enlisting men for the Cape Breton expedition from Saco and Biddeford.

Box 1Folder 16
25 Feb. 1744/5 by Thomas Bragdon

Receipt of money from Pepperrell for recruiting for the Cape Breton expedition. [On verso, located under 19 Feb. 1744/5.]

Box 1Folder 16
25 Feb. 1744/5 by Moses Butler

Receipt of money from Pepperrell for recruiting for the Cape Breton expedition. [On verso, filed under 19 Feb. 1744/5.]

Box 1Folder 16
25 Feb. 1744/5 by John Gray

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 16
25 Feb. 1744/5 by Samuel Willard

Concerns command of a regiment.

Box 1Folder 17
26 Feb. 1744/5 by Charles Frost

Regarding enlisting men.

Box 1Folder 17
26 Feb. 1744/5 by John Osborne

Expedition concerns.

Box 1Folder 17
26 Feb. 1744/5 by Ichabod Plaisted

Concerns command of a regiment.

Box 1Folder 17
26 Feb. 1744/5 by John Storer

Receipt for money from Pepperrell for enlistment in the expedition to Cape Breton. [Tabbed onto letter of 19 Feb. 1744/5.]

Box 1Folder 17
27 Feb. 1744/5 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Expedition concerns.

Box 1Folder 17
27 Feb. 1744/5 by Moses Pearson

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 17
Mar. 1744/5 by William Pepperrell

Bill for travel expenses.

Box 1Folder 17
1 Mar. 1744/5 by Henry Barter

Order from Pepperrell to sail to Boston. Original copy by Pepperrell, signed by Barter.

Box 1Folder 17
1 Mar. 1744/5 by Thomas Parker

Concerns the escape of James Thomson from N.H. jail; return wanted.

Box 1Folder 17
1 Mar. 1744/5 by William Pepperrell

Copy of letter dated Piscataqua, 6 Feb. 1744/5, incl. on letter. Concerns financial matters disrupted by the expedition against Louisbourg.

Box 1Folder 17
1 Mar. 1744/5 by William Pepperrell

Orders to sail to Boston. Original copy by Pepperrell, signed by Barter.

Box 1Folder 17
1 Mar. 1744/5 by William Shirley

Order for Palatiah Littlefield to beat drums in Wm. Pepperrell's regiment. Signed by Shirley.

Box 1Folder 17
1 Mar. 1744/5 by Joseph Staples

Declines offer to join Pepperrell in expedition.

Box 1Folder 17
2 Mar. 1744/5 by Charles Frost

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 17
2 Mar. 1744/5 - 8 Mar. 1744/5 by William Pepperrell

Account of advance wages and billeting. [Located with Thomas Jenner receipt of 15 Mar. 1744/5.]

Box 1Folder 17
3 Mar. 1744/5 by Thomas Bragdon

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 17
3 Mar. 1744/5 by Joseph Sayer

Expedition concerns.

Box 1Folder 18
6 Mar. 1744/5 by Andrew Le Mercier

Expedition concerns.

Box 1Folder 18
6 Mar. 1744/5 by John Sparhawk

Concerns regiment raised at Salem by James Grant.

Box 1Folder 18
8 Mar. 1744/5 by John Kinselagh

Asks for commissions for Andrew Watkins, First Lieut., and Charles Cavanaugh, Second Lieut.

Box 1Folder 18
8 Mar. 1744/5 by Massachusetts Bay Province

Commission to Henry Barter to be master of the schooner Union; signed by William Shirley. [Printed form filled out.]

Box 1Folder 18
8 Mar. 1744/5 by William Shirley

Commission to be master of the schooner Union; signed by William Shirley. [Printed form filled out.]

Box 1Folder 18
8 Mar. 1744/5 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 18
10 Mar. 1744/5 by Nathaniel Walter

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 18
12 Mar. 1744/5 by Robert Auchmuty

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 18
12 Mar. 1744/5 by George Marriner, Jr.

Receipt for money from Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 18
12 Mar. 1744/5 by Joel Whittemore

Receipt for advance wages.

Box 1Folder 18
14 Mar. 1744/5 by William Wentworth

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 18
15 Mar. 1744/5 by Thomas Jenner

Receipt for money from Pepperrell. [Account of advance wages and billeting also included for 2-8 Mar. 1744/5.]

Box 1Folder 19
16 Mar. 1744/5 by Thomas Allen

Receipt for money.

Box 1Folder 19
16 Mar. 1744/5 by William Allen

Receipt for money.

Box 1Folder 19
16 Mar. 1744/5 by Josiah Clark [his mark]

Receipt for money.

Box 1Folder 19
16 Mar. 1744/5 by John Forbush

Receipt for money.

Box 1Folder 19
16 Mar. 1744/5 by James Goodwin

Receipt for money.

Box 1Folder 19
16 Mar. 1744/5 by Elisha Hanscom, et al.

Receipt. Signed also by Allen, Marroner, Jr., Clark [his mark], Goodwin, Staple, Allen, Spinney [his mark], Rankin, Lydscome, and Forbush.

Box 1Folder 19
16 Mar. 1744/5 by David Lydscome

Receipt for money.

Box 1Folder 19
16 Mar. 1744/5 by George Marroner, Jr.

Receipt for money.

Box 1Folder 19
16 Mar. 1744/5 by John Ranken

Receipt for money.

Box 1Folder 19
16 Mar. 1744/5 by David Spinney [his mark]

Receipt for money.

Box 1Folder 19
16 Mar. 1744/5 by Solomon Staple

Receipt for money.

Box 1Folder 19
18 Mar. 1744/5 by John Osborne

Order assigning Matthews as pilot of the sloop Humming Bird. Signed by John Osborne.

Box 1Folder 19
19 Mar. 1744/5 by William Shirley

Shirley asks Pepperrell to furnish Capt. Rhodes with ten of Capt. Bosworth's men.

Box 1Folder 19
19 Mar. 1744/5 - 22 Mar. 1744/5 by William Shirley

Instructions to Pepperrell for an expedition against the French settlements on island of Cape Breton. [Filed under 22 Mar. 1744/5.]

Box 1Folder 19
22 Mar. 1744/5 by Robert Glover

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 19
22 Mar. 1744/5 by Joseph Newmarch

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 19
23 Mar. 1744/5 by Thomas Hutchinson

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 19
27 Mar. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Shirley.

Box 1Folder 19
27 Mar. 1745 by Samuel Rhodes

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written onboard the Rose.

Box 1Folder 19
28 Mar. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Shirley.

Box 1Folder 19
28 Mar. 1745 by Samuel Rhodes

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 19
28 Mar. 1745 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 20
6 Apr. 1745 by John Chandler

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 20
6 Apr. 1745 by Edward Tyng

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written onboard the Mass. Frigate.

Box 1Folder 20
7 Apr. 1745 by Arthur Noble

Letter to John Kinselagh.

Box 1Folder 20
9 Apr. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Requests Richmond to comply with Gov. Shirley's request. [On verso of 19 Mar. 1744/5.]

Box 1Folder 20
10 Apr. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to John Osborne.

Box 1Folder 20
10 Apr. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Shirley.

Box 1Folder 20
10 Apr. 1745 by William Shirley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 20
11 Apr. 1745 by James Skinner

Letter to William Shirley.

Box 1Folder 20
13 Apr. 1745 by Amos Brodi

Note regarding delivery of sugar and molasses to troops.

Box 1Folder 20
13 Apr. 1745 by Robert Hale

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 20
14 Apr. 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to Samuel Waldo.

Box 1Folder 20
14 Apr. 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 20
14 Apr. 1745 by Robert Hale

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 20
14 Apr. 1745 by Jacob Parker

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 21
15 Apr. 1745 by John Gorham

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Canso.

Box 1Folder 21
16 Apr. 1745 by Benjamin Goldthwait

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 21
16 Apr. 1745 by Jonathan Snelling

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written at sea.

Box 1Folder 21
18 Apr. 1745 by Jonathan Snelling

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written at sea.

Box 1Folder 21
21 Apr. 1745 by Edward Tyng

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written off Louisbourg Harbor, onboard the Mass. Frigate.

Box 1Folder 21
22 Apr. 1745 by John Osborne

Appended is note by Jacob Wendell of same date.

Box 1Folder 21
22 Apr. 1745 by William Shirley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 21
22 Apr. 1745 by Samuel Watts

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 21
22 Apr. 1745 by Jacob Wendell

Appended to John Osborne to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 21
22 Apr. 1745 by Jacob Wendell

Letter to William Pepperrell of same date.

Box 1Folder 21
22 Apr. 1745 by John Wheelwright

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 21
23 Apr. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Written on the Shirley Galley in Canso Harbor to Peter Warren.

Box 1Folder 21
23 Apr. 1745 by William Shirley

Letter to Ammi Ruhamah Cutter. Copy.

Box 1Folder 21
23 Apr. 1745 by Peter Warren

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written off Canso on the Superbe.

Box 1Folder 22
24 Apr. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Peter Warren.

Box 1Folder 22
25 Apr. 1745 by John Osborne

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 22
25 Apr. 1745 by John Osborne

Letter to William Pepperrell. Included is a copy of Osborne's letter of 22 Apr.

Box 1Folder 22
26 Apr. 1745 by John Osborne

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 22
26 Apr. 1745 by Samuel Rhodes

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 22
27 Apr. 1745 by John Osborne

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 22
27 Apr. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Peter Warren.

Box 1Folder 22
28 Apr. 1745 by John Kinselagh

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 22
28 Apr. 1745 by George Palmer

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 22
28 Apr. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Shirley.

Box 1Folder 22
29 Apr. 1745 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Kittery.

Box 1Folder 22
30 Apr. 1745 by John Forwood

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 22
30 Apr. 1745 by William Wentworth

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 22
30 Apr. 1745 by John Wheelwright

Invoice of goods onboard the sloop Dove.

Box 1Folder 23
1 May 1745 by Benjamin Colman and Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 23
1 May 1745 by John Osborne

Letter to William Pepperrell from Boston.

Box 1Folder 23
1 May 1745 by William Pepperrell.

Letter to Peter Warren from Cape Breton Island.

Box 1Folder 23
1 May 1745 by Nathaniel Sparhawk and Benjamin Colman

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 23
1 May 1745 by Edward Tyng

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 23
1 May 1745 by John Wheelwright

Invoice of goods onboard the schooner Benjamin.

Box 1Folder 23
2 May 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Peter Warren. Written from Cape Breton Island.

Box 1Folder 23
3 May 1745 by John Osborne

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston. 2 versions.

Box 1Folder 23
3 May 1745 by Edward Tyng

Written from the Mass. Frigate.

Box 1Folder 23
3 May 1745 by Samuel Watts

Letter to William Pepperrell from Chelsea.

Box 1Folder 23
4 May 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Peter Warren.

Box 1Folder 23
4 May 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Peter Warren.

Box 1Folder 23
4 May 1745 by Jacob Wendell

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 24
6 May 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 24
6 May 1745 by Richard Waldron, Jr.

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 24
7 May 1745 by Samuel Rhodes

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 24
7 May 1745 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 24
8 May 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 24
8 May 1745 by Joseph Gledhill

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 24
8 May 1745 by Robert Keith

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 24
10 May 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 24
10 May 1745 by Jacob Wendell

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 24
11 May 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 24
11 May 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Shirley.

Box 1Folder 24
11 May 1745 by Samuel Rhodes

Written from the Grand Battery.

Box 1Folder 25
12 May 1745

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Fort William, St. John's Harbor.

Box 1Folder 25
12 May 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to William Pepperrell. Letter of 27 May 1745 appears on verso.

Box 1Folder 25
12 May 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Peter Warren. Written from camp.

Box 1Folder 25
16 May 1745 by Jacob Wendell

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 1Folder 25
17 May 1745 by Joseph Miller

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 25
17 May 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Peter Warren.

Box 1Folder 25
19 May 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 25
19 May 1745 by Robert Hale

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 25
19 May 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Peter Warren. Written from camp.

Box 1Folder 25
20 May 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Peter Warren.

Box 1Folder 25
20 May 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Shirley.

Box 1Folder 25
20 May 1745 by Miriam Tyler

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 1Folder 26
21 May 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Peter Warren.

Box 1Folder 26
21 May 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Peter Warren.

Box 1Folder 26
21 May 1745 by Thomas Sanders

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Chapeaurouge Bay.

Box 1Folder 26
22 May 1745 by Edward Tyng

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from the Mass. Frigate.

Box 1Folder 26
22 May 1745 by Josiah Willard

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 1Folder 26
24 May 1745 by Daniel Bacon

List of volunteers under his command to attack Island Battery, Louisbourg.

Box 1Folder 26
24 May 1745 by Edward Winslow

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 1Folder 26
24 May 1745 by Joshua Winslow

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 1Folder 26
26 May 1745 by Cornelius Soule

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Cape Breton.

Box 1Folder 26
26 May 1745 by George Webber

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 26
26 May 1745 by John Wheelwright

Letter with a list of items ordered by Gov. Shirley to David Beame, a Penobscot Indian who desired to enter government service.

Box 1Folder 27
27 May 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to William Pepperrell. [On verso of 12 May 1745.]

Box 1Folder 27
27 May 1745 by John Osborne

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 27
31 May 1745 by Ephraim Baker

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 27
31 May 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Peter Warren. Written from camp.

Box 1Folder 27
1 June 1745 by John Choate

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 1Folder 27
1 June 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Capt. W. Montague. Attached to letter of 2 June 1745.

Box 1Folder 27
1 June 1745 by Joseph Thatcher

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from the sight-house [Battery].

Box 1Folder 27
2 June 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 27
2 June 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to James Douglas.

Box 1Folder 27
2 June 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to John Henry Bastide.

Box 1Folder 27
2 June 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Paul Mascarene.

Box 1Folder 27
2 June 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Cowley. Includes letter of 1 June 1745.

Box 1Folder 27
2 June 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Shirley.

Box 1Folder 28
3 June 1745 by Nathaniel Balston

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 28
4 June 1745 by Robert Becket

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 28
4 June 1745 by Clark Gayton

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 28
4 June 1745 by Benjamin Pitman

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 28
4 June 1745 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 28
4 June 1745 by John Wheelwright

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 28
5 June 1745 by Samuel Rhodes

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 28
6 June 1745 by Henry Barter

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from the schooner Union.

Box 1Folder 28
7 June 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Peter Warren.

Box 1Folder 29
10 June 1745 by William Cowley

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Annapolis Royal.

Box 1Folder 29
10 June 1745 by Arthur Noble

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 29
12 June 1745 by Samuel Rhodes

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from the Grand Battery.

Box 1Folder 29
12 June 1745 by Thomas Sanders

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Chapeaurouge Bay.

Box 1Folder 29
14 June 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 29
14 June 1745 by Charles Frost

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Falmouth.

Box 1Folder 29
14 June 1745 by Robert Hale

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 29
15 June 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 29
15 June 1745 by Robert Hale

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 29
15 June 1745 by Edward How

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Annapolis Royal.

Box 1Folder 29
16 June 1745 by Sylvester Richmond

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from the Advance Battery.

Box 1Folder 29
16 June 1745 by Peter Warren

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written off Louisbourg on the Superbe.

Box 1Folder 30
17 June 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to M. Du Chambon.

Box 1Folder 30
17 June 1745 by Peter Warren

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 30
18 June 1745 by Robert Hale

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 30
18 June 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Shirley.

Box 1Folder 30
19 June 1745 by John Henry Bastide

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 30
19 June 1745 by John Chandler

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 1Folder 30
20 June 1745 by Jeremiah Moulton

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 30
21 June 1745 by Mrs. Miriam Williams

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 30
22 June 1745 by John Osborne

Letter from Osborne to Pepperrell in Jacob Wendell's handwriting.

Box 1Folder 30
22 June 1745 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 1Folder 30
22 June 1745 by Jacob Wendell

Letter from John Osborne to Pepperrell in Wendell's handwriting.

Box 1Folder 30
23 June 1745 by John Osborne

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 1Folder 30
24 June 1745 by Matthew Barnard

Receipt for nails.

Box 1Folder 30
24 June 1745 by Benjamin Mitchell

Receipt for nails out of King's Stores for the vessel Lauceston.

Box 2Folder 1
26 June 1745 by Samuel Willard

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 1
28 June 1745 by John Henry Bastide

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 1
30 June 1745 by Samuel Waldo

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from the Royal Battery.

Box 2Folder 1
July 1745 by Benjamin Pollard

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 2Folder 1
1 July 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Capt. Henry Barter.

Box 2Folder 1
2 July 1745 by John Osborne

[On verso, 23 June 1745.]

Box 2Folder 1
3 July 1745 by John Henry Bastide

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 1
4 July 1745 by Charles Chauncy

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 2Folder 1
4 July 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 1
4 July 1745 by John Osborne

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 2Folder 1
4 July 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Shirley.

Box 2Folder 1
5 July 1745 by Nathaniel Balston

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 2Folder 1
5 July 1745 by Simon Frost

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Kittery.

Box 2Folder 1
5 July 1745 by William Tyler

Discusses marriage of Dr. Benjamin Colman to Mrs. Mary Frost [widow of Hon. John Frost and sister of Wm. Pepperrell].

Box 2Folder 1
5 July 1745 by Cornelius Waldo

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 2Folder 2
6 July 1745 by Jacob Royall

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 2Folder 2
6 July 1745 by John Smith

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 2
8 July 1745 by John Blunt

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 2
10 July 1745 by Timothy Ryan

Bill of lading of goods taken in the sloop Pursue to Cape Breton. Printed form filled out.

Box 2Folder 2
11 July 1745 by Samuel Mitchell

List of goods sent by Mitchell to Cape Breton.

Box 2Folder 2
11 July 1745 by John Wheelwright

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 2
11 July 1745 by John Wheelwright

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 2
15 July 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 2
15 July 1745 by Nathaniel Richardson

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 2
15 July 1745 by Abiel Walley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 3
16 July 1745 by Nathaniel Balston

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 3
17 July 1745 by Ichabod Plaisted

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Salem.

Box 2Folder 3
17 July 1745 by John Wheelwright

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 3
18 July 1745 by Robert Brooks

Petition to Pepperrell by Brooks on behalf of Capt. Ammi R. Cutter's company.

Box 2Folder 3
18 July 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to Lieutenants Hovey and Sweetser.

Box 2Folder 3
18 July 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to Lieutenants Sweetser and Hovey.

Box 2Folder 3
18 July 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to Peter Warren.

Box 2Folder 3
18 July 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to William Pepperrell. Same as letter of same date to Warren, only with postscript.

Box 2Folder 3
20 July 1745 by Jotham Odiorne, Jr.

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 3
22 July 1745 by John Henry Bastide

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 3
23 July 1745 by Sylvester Richmond

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 3
25 July 1745 by Samuel Pray

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Kittery.

Box 2Folder 3
26 July 1745 by Nathaniel Hubbard

Letter to Pepperrell asking to have his son William sent home.

Box 2Folder 3
26 July 1745 by William Pepperrell

Order to Ammi R. Cutter to come to Louisbourg.

Box 2Folder 4
27 July 1745 by Charles Chauncy

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 2Folder 4
27 July 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 4
29 July 1745 by John Chandler

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 2Folder 4
29 July 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 4
29 July 1745 by Hepsibath Whittingham

Asks Pepperrell to have her son Henry sent home.

Box 2Folder 4
30 July 1745 by Benjamin Thompson

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 4
1 Aug. 1745 by Jotham Odiorne, Jr.

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Porstmouth.

Box 2Folder 4
1 Aug. 1745 by Samuel Sewall

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 2Folder 4
2 Aug. 1745 by Nathaniel Balston

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 2Folder 4
3 Aug. 1745 by John Crosby

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 2Folder 4
3 Aug. 1745 by Benjamin Pollard

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 2Folder 4
3 Aug. 1745 by Isaac Wendell
Box 2Folder 4
3 Aug. 1745 by Jacob, John, and Isaac Wendell

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 4
3 Aug. 1745 by John Wendell
Box 2Folder 5
4 Aug. 1745 by Charles Chauncy

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 5
4 Aug. 1745 by Ammi Ruhamah Cutter

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 5
4 Aug. 1745 by John Wheelwright

Invoice of goods onboard the sloop Success.

Box 2Folder 5
5 Aug. 1745 by Robert Hale

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 5
6 Aug. 1745 by Daniel Henchman

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 5
6 Aug. 1745 by Christopher Minot

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 5
6 Aug. 1745 by Benjamin Pollard

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 5
8 Aug. 1745 by John Wheelwright

Invoice of goods onboard sloops Diamond and Abigal.

Box 2Folder 5
10 Aug. 1745 by Robert Hale

Account of arms wanting in his regiment.

Box 2Folder 5
10 Aug. 1745 by Richard Partridge

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from London.

Box 2Folder 5
10 Aug. 1745 by John Wheelwright

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 6
12 Aug. 1745 by John Fernald

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 6
12 Aug. 1745 by Samuel Mather

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 6
13 Aug. 1745 by George Clinton

Letter to William Shirley. Written from N.Y.

Box 2Folder 6
13 Aug. 1745 by Richard Mumford

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 6
14 Aug. 1745 by William Cooke

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Sudbury.

Box 2Folder 6
15 Aug. 1745 by Thomas Foxcroft

Letter to William Pepperrell. Asks for the return of John Corbin, servant of Nathaniel Coney.

Box 2Folder 6
16 Aug. 1745 by Jotham Odiorne, Jr.

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Portsmouth.

Box 2Folder 6
17 Aug. 1745 by John Osborne

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 6
17 Aug. 1745 by John Osborne

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 6
17 Aug. 1745 by John Osborne

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 6
17 Aug. 1745 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Kittery.

Box 2Folder 7
20 Aug. 1745 by Benjamin Colman and Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 7
20 Aug. 1745 by Henry Flynt

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 7
20 Aug. 1745 by Andrew Oliver

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 7
20 Aug. 1745 by Nathaniel Sparhawk
Box 2Folder 7
21 Aug. 1745 by Thomas Cushing

Written from Boston.

Box 2Folder 7
21 Aug. 1745 by Ebenezer Storer

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Folder 7Box 2
22 Aug. 1745 by William Shirley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 7
23 Aug. 1745 by John Osborne

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 7
23 Aug. 1745 by Gideon Wanton

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Newport.

Box 2Folder 7
23 Aug. 1745 by Jacob Wendell

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 7
24 Aug. 1745 by Ezekiel Cheever

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Charlestown.

Box 2Folder 7
26 Aug. 1745 by John Gray

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Biddeford.

Box 2Folder 7
29 Aug. 1745 by Phillip Livingston

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from N.Y.

Box 2Folder 7
30 Aug. 1745 by Eben Prout

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 8
31 Aug. 1745 by Michael Gill

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 8
2 Sep. 1745 by Alexander Bulman

To return with sick soldiers of ten companies from the county of York.

Box 2Folder 8
4 Sep. 1745 by Thomas Bladen

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Annapolis.

Box 2Folder 8
4 Sep. 1745 by Isaac Wendell
Box 2Folder 8
4 Sep. 1745 by Jacob, John, and Isaac Wendell

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 2Folder 8
4 Sep. 1745 by John Wendell
Box 2Folder 8
5 Sep. 1745 by John Wheelwright

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 8
7 Sep. 1745 by William Waldron

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Portsmouth.

Box 2Folder 8
8 Sep. 1745 by Edward Eveleth

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 8
10 Sep. 1745 by John Osborne

Sloop Grey Hound [William Whirling, master] with cargo of lumber for Louisbourg.

Box 2Folder 8
10 Sep. 1745 by Jacob Wendell

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 8
11 Sep. 1745 by John Osborne

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 8
12 Sep. 1745 by John Wheelwright

Memorandum of cargo of lumber on sloop Three Sisters.

Box 2Folder 9
13 Sep. 1745 by John Alford

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Charlestown.

Box 2Folder 9
14 Sep. 1745 by John Hornor

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 9
15 Sep. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Account of money paid for the garrison at Louisbourg.

Box 2Folder 9
16 Sep. 1745 by John Wheelwright

Invoice of goods shipped on sloop Abigal & Anna.

Box 2Folder 9
17 Sep. 1745 by Moses Butler

List of men in his company.

Box 2Folder 9
17 Sep. 1745 by John Harmon

List of men belonging to Capt. John Harmon and their circumstances.

Box 2Folder 9
17 Sep. 1745 by Moses Pearson

List of men in his company.

Box 2Folder 9
17 Sep. 1745 by John Wheelwright

Letter to Benjamin Greene.

Box 2Folder 9
18 Sep. 1745 by Charles Doolittle

List of subscribers [autographed] who enlisted under Doolittle.

Box 2Folder 9
18 Sep. 1745 by Nathan Young

Receipt for lumber consigned to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 10
19 Sep. 1745 by John Fairfield

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Wiscasset.

Box 2Folder 10
19 Sep. 1745 by Joseph Russell

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Sheepscutt.

Box 2Folder 10
19 Sep. 1745 - 11 Oct. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Account of work done on sloop Eagle for labor for the city of Louisbourg.

Box 2Folder 10
20 Sep. 1745 by Ephraim Baker

List of men in his company.

Box 2Folder 10
20 Sep. 1745 by John Kinselagh

List of men in his company.

Box 2Folder 10
20 Sep. 1745 by Peter Staples

List of men in his company.

Box 2Folder 10
21 Sep. 1745 by Benjamin and Mary Colman

Relays news of death of Dr. Alexander Bulman.

Box 2Folder 10
21 Sep. 1745 by Mary Colman [Mrs. Benjamin Colman]

Relays news of death of Dr. Alexander Bulman.

Box 2Folder 10
21 Sep. 1745 by John Wheelwright

Memorandum of goods shipped onboard the sloop Eunice.

Box 2Folder 10
25 Sep. 1745 by William Wirling

Receipt for cargo of lumber.

Box 2Folder 10
26 Sep. 1745 by Benjamin Allen

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Falmouth.

Box 2Folder 10
26 Sep. 1745 by Cornelius Waldo

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 11
28 Sep. 1745 by Caleb Cushing

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Salisbury.

Box 2Folder 11
28 Sep. 1745 by John Hobson

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Rowley.

Box 2Folder 11
28 Sep. 1745 by Robert Keith

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 11
28 Sep. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Thomas Corbett.

Box 2Folder 11
28 Sep. 1745 by Miriam Tyler

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 11
28 Sep. 1745 by William Tyler, Jr.

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 11
1 Oct. 1745 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Kittery.

Box 2Folder 11
2 Oct. 1745 by James Fry

Petition. Signatures: J. Huston, J. Fry, J. Hubbard, and E. Hayward to join their respective companies to Samuel Waldo's regiment.

Box 2Folder 11
2 Oct. 1745 by Ephraim Hayward

Petition. Signatures: J. Huston, J. Fry, J. Hubbard, and E. Hayward to join their respective companies to Samuel Waldo's regiment.

Box 2Folder 11
2 Oct. 1745 by Jonathan Hubbard

Petition. Signatures: J. Huston, J. Fry, J. Hubbard, and E. Hayward to join their respective companies to Samuel Waldo's regiment.

Box 2Folder 11
2 Oct. 1745 by John Huston

Petition. Signatures: J. Huston, J. Fry, J. Hubbard, and E. Hayward to join their respective companies to Samuel Waldo's regiment.

Box 2Folder 11
2 Oct. 1745 by Samuel Willard

Petition. Signatures: J. Huston, J. Fry, J. Hubbard, and E. Hayward to join their respective companies to Samuel Waldo's regiment.

Box 2Folder 11
4 Oct. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Thomas Hill.

Box 2Folder 11
7 Oct. 1745 by William Brown

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 11
7 Oct. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Shirley.

Box 2Folder 11
7 Oct. 1745 by William Shirley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 11
7 Oct. 1745 by William Tyler, Jr.

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 12
8 Oct. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Note to Moses Pearson. Memoranda about men in service.

Box 2Folder 12
8 Oct. 1745 by Thomas Perkins

Letter to William Shirley. Requests permission to go home.

Box 2Folder 12
8 Oct. 1745 by Peter Staples

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 12
11 Oct. 1745 by Spencer Phips

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 12
12 Oct. [1745] by William Shirley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 12
12 Oct. 1745 by Estes Hatch

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 12
12 Oct. 1745 by William Shirley

Petition of Abijah Willard to be dismissed from the service and to be allowed to go home [granted].

Box 2Folder 12
12 Oct. 1745 by Abijah Willard

Petition to Shirley asking to be dismissed from service and to be allowed to go home and to take with him John Warner [granted].

Box 2Folder 12
13 Oct. 1745

Proposals for regulating the four scouting or ranging companies for the winter.

Box 2Folder 12
15 Oct. 1745 by William Shirley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 12
16 Oct. 1745 by George Frost

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from St. John's, Newfoundland.

Box 2Folder 12
16 Oct. 1745 by Peter Hunt

List of men in his company.

Box 2Folder 12
16 Oct. 1745 by Caleb Johnson

List of men in his company.

Box 2Folder 12
16 Oct. 1745 - 17 Oct. 1745

Memoranda about men dismissed from service.

Box 2Folder 13
17 Oct. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Dismissal from service to several officers. Signed by Shirley, Warren, and Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 13
17 Oct. 1745 by William Shirley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 13
17 Oct. 1745 by William Shirley and Peter Warren

List of officers aged, sick, and whose affairs require their going to New England.

Box 2Folder 13
17 Oct. 1745 by William Shirley and Peter Warren

List of officers aged, sick, and whose affairs require their going to New England. Signed by Shirley and Warren.

Box 2Folder 13
17 Oct. 1745 by William Shirley, Peter Warren, and William Pepperrell

Dismisal from service to several officers. Signed by Shirley, Warren, and Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 13
17 Oct. 1745 by Peter Warren

Dismissal from service to several officers. Signed by Shirley, Warren, and Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 13
17 Oct. 1745 by Peter Warren and William Shirley

List of officers aged, sick, and whose affairs require their going to New England. Signed by Shirley and Warren.

Box 2Folder 13
18 Oct. 1745 by William Shirley

Two orders to Pepperrell to dismiss men.

Box 2Folder 13
20 Oct. 1745 by Francis Foxcroft

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Cambridge.

Box 2Folder 13
21 Oct. 1745 by John Choate

Letter to William Shirley.

Box 2Folder 13
21 Oct. 1745 by Samuel Pitts

List of men in his company.

Box 2Folder 13
21 Oct. 1745 by Benjamin Williams

List of men under his command. [On verso of Samuel Pitts of same date.]

Box 2Folder 13
22 Oct. 1745 by Samuel Curwen

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 13
24 Oct. 1745

Report of the number of barracks, berths, and men contained in the Governor's Bastion.

Box 2Folder 13
24 Oct. 1745 by Ephraim Baker

List of men in his company.

Box 2Folder 13
24 Oct. 1745 by John Chandler

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Worcester.

Box 2Folder 13
24 Oct. 1745 by John Chandler

Note to William Pepperrell. Written from Worcester.

Box 2Folder 13
24 Oct. 1745 by John Kinselagh

List of men in his company.

Box 2Folder 13
24 Oct. 1745 by John MacMurphy

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Londonderry, N.H.

Box 2Folder 13
24 Oct. 1745 by John Storer

List of men left at Louisbourg belonging to Storer.

Box 2Folder 13
25 Oct. 1745 by William Shirley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 13
26 Oct. [1745] by William Shirley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 13
26 Oct. 1745 by Andrew Belcher

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 13
26 Oct. 1745 by Byfield Lyde

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 13
26 Oct. 1745 by John Shaw

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 14
28 Oct. 1745

Account of tents delivered in the garrison to make beds for the sick and what remains in store.

Box 2Folder 14
29 Oct. 1745 by Charles Chauncy

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 14
29 Oct. 1745 by Ebenezer Davis

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 14
29 Oct. 1745 by William Shirley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 14
30 Oct. 1745 by Nathaniel Balston

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 14
30 Oct. 1745 by William Shirley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 14
30 Oct. 1745 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Kittery.

Box 2Folder 15
Nov. 1745 by John Wheelwright

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 15
1 Nov. 1745 by Massachusetts Bay House of Representatives

Vote that the Committee of War be instructed to send to Louisbourg for snow shoes.

Box 2Folder 15
3 Nov. 1745 by Thomas Kilby

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 15
4 Nov. 1745 by Nathaniel Balston

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 15
4 Nov. 1745 by Andrew Tyler

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Dedham.

Box 2Folder 15
6 Nov. 1745 by Andrew Belcher

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 15
6 Nov. 1745 by Thomas Kilby

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 15
6 Nov. 1745 by William Shirley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 15
6 Nov. 1745 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 15
7 Nov. 1745 by John and Richard Billings

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 15
7 Nov. 1745 by Richard and John Billings
Box 2Folder 15
7 Nov. 1745 by William Shirley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 15
7 Nov. 1745 by William Wentworth

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Portsmouth.

Box 2Folder 15
7 Nov. 1745 by Thomas White

Petition to Shirley asking to be dismissed from service.

Box 2Folder 16
11 Nov. 1745 by Theodore Atkinson

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Portsmouth.

Box 2Folder 16
11 Nov. 1745 by John and Richard Billings

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 16
11 Nov. 1745 by Richard and John Billings

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 16
11 Nov. 1745 by William Tyler, Jr.

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 16
12 Nov. 1745 by Charles Frost

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Falmouth.

Box 2Folder 16
13 Nov. 1745 by John Choate

List of men in his regiment.

Box 2Folder 16
13 Nov. 1745 by John Osborne

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 16
13 Nov. 1745 by Samuel Rhodes

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 16
13 Nov. 1745 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Kittery.

Box 2Folder 16
15 Nov. 1745 by John Bradstreet

Roll of companies in Pepperrell's regiment.

Box 2Folder 17
19 Nov. 1745 by [Joseph?] Dwight

List of men in Brigadier Dwight's regiment, attested by S. Zouberbuhler, Adj't.

Box 2Folder 17
[20 Nov. 1745] by Samuel Lambert

List of men in his company.

Box 2Folder 17
20 Nov. 1745 by Sylvanus Cobb

List of men in his company.

Box 2Folder 17
20 Nov. 1745 by John Gorham, Sylvanus Cobb, and Samuel Lambert

Part of three companies all at present under command and doing duty in town.

Box 2Folder 17
20 Nov. 1745 by Samuel Moore

Muster roll of his regiment.

Box 2Folder 17
20 Nov. 1745 by Jeremiah Moulton

List of soldiers alive at Louisbourg and an account of men dead since 27 Oct. and the company to which they belonged.

Box 2Folder 17
21 Nov. 1745 by Isaac Schenk

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 17
22 Nov. 1745 by John Alford

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 17
22 Nov. 1745 by William Shirley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 18
23 Nov. 1745 by John Osborne

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 18
23 Nov. 1745 by Bartholomew Trow

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Charlestown.

Box 2Folder 18
24 Nov. 1745 by Samuel Rhodes

Letter to William Shirley.

Box 2Folder 18
25 Nov. 1745 by Ebenezer Davis

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 18
25 Nov. 1745 by Ebenezer Nutting

Petition to Pepperrell asking to dismiss his two sons from service.

Box 2Folder 18
26 Nov. 1745 by Ebenezer Davis

Letter to William Shirley.

Box 2Folder 18
26 Nov. 1745 by Richard Partridge

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from London.

Box 2Folder 18
26 Nov. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Rough draft to Massachusetts Bay Committee of War.

Box 2Folder 18
26 Nov. 1745 by Matthew Smith

Petition to Shirley asking to be dismissed from service.

Box 2Folder 18
28 Nov. 1745 by William Williams

Report to Admiral Warren of the state of his regiment [the 8th regiment].

Box 2Folder 18
30 Nov. 1745 by Sylvester Richmond

Petition to Pepperrell by Richmond's regiment that they may remain in the regiment. Signatures included.

Box 2Folder 19
1 Dec. 1745

Return of the men in the garrison at Louisbourg.

Box 2Folder 19
2 Dec. 1745 by Robert Auchmuty

Introduces Bassill Dixwell, son of John Dixwell of Boston.

Box 2Folder 19
3 Dec. 1745 by William Williams

List of the men belonging to eight regiments under the care of Lieut. Col. Williams.

Box 2Folder 19
6 Dec. 1745 by John Henry Bastide

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 19
6 Dec. 1745 by William Pepperrell

Memoranda. In margin of letter from J.H. Bastide to Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 19
6 Dec. 1745 by William Tyler

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 19
9 Dec. 1745 by Richard Jones

Report of the artillery company of 23 private gunners.

Box 2Folder 19
9 Dec. 1745 by William Pepperrell and Peter Warren

Order to commanding officer of Grand Battery to dismantle its heavy cannon and deliver to P. Delamotte and remove troops to the city.

Box 2Folder 19
9 Dec. 1745 by Peter Warren and William Pepperrell

Order to commanding officer of Grand Battery to dismantle its heavy cannon and deliver to P. Delamotte and remove troops to the city.

Box 2Folder 19
10 Dec. 1745 by Philip Delamotte

Receipt to Noble for shot, cannon, etc., remaining in the Grand Battery. [Located on order of Warren and Pepperrell, 9 Dec. 1745.]

Box 2Folder 19
14 Dec. 1745 by Benjamin Pollard

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 19
15 Dec. 1745 by Richard Greenleaf

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Newbury.

Box 2Folder 19
16 Dec. 1745 by John Chandler

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 19
16 Dec. 1745 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 19
17 Dec. 1745

State of the regiment. [On verso, filed under 17 Dec. 1745, orders from Pepperrell and Warren to Waldo.]

Box 2Folder 19
17 Dec. 1745 by Mrs. Bathe

Note concerning her son George Bathe, a sailmaker in Col. Gridley's artillery regiment. [Tipped on letter from Mary Colman of same date.]

Box 2Folder 19
17 Dec. 1745 by Mary Colman [Mrs. Benjamin Colman]

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 19
17 Dec. 1745 by William Pepperrell and Peter Warren

Orders to Samuel Waldo.

Box 2Folder 19
17 Dec. 1745 by Peter Warren and William Pepperrell

Orders to Samuel Waldo.

Box 2Folder 19
19 Dec. 1745 by William Pepperrell and Peter Warren

Order to Samuel Waldo.

Box 2Folder 19
19 Dec. 1745 by Peter Warren and William Pepperrell

Order to Samuel Waldo.

Box 2Folder 20
20 Dec. 1745 by George Scott

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 20
23 Dec. 1745 by Massachusetts Bay General Court

Order to the Committee of War to furnish provisions to the garrison at Louisbourg.

Box 2Folder 20
24 Dec. 1745 by William Pepperrell and Peter Warren

Order to Waldo.

Box 2Folder 20
24 Dec. 1745 by Peter Warren and William Pepperrell

Order to Samuel Waldo.

Box 2Folder 20
25 Dec. 1745 by Benjamin Pitman

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Salem.

Box 2Folder 20
25 Dec. 1745 by John Shaw

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 20
26 Dec. 1745 by Samuel Waldo

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 20
28 Dec. 1745 by Abiel Walley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 20
30 Dec. 1745 by Samuel Rhodes

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 2Folder 20
31 Dec. 1745 by Thomas Hancock

Letter to Pepperrell congratulating him on his success at Louisbourg.

Box 3Folder 1
[1746] by Clark Gayton

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 1
2 Jan. 1745/6 by John Kinselagh

Concerns Darby Crawley in Jonathan Hubbard's company. Also, letter or order to Capt. Hubbard by Pepperrell about the same Crawley.

Box 3Folder 1
2 Jan. 1745/6 by William Pepperrell

Order to Hubbard to search Crawley, of his regiment, for arms or clothing belonging to soldiers and, if necessary, to put him under guard.

Box 3Folder 1
6 Jan. 1745/6 by Ebenezer Storer

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 1
6 Jan. 1745/6 by John Storer

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 1
7 Jan. 1745/6 by William Tyler

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 1
7 Jan. 1745/6 by William Tyler

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 1
7 Jan. 1745/6 by William Tyler, Jr.

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 1
11 Jan. 1745/6 by John Choate

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 1
11 Jan. 1745/6 by James Griffin

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 3Folder 1
11 Jan. 1745/6 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 3Folder 1
11 Jan. 1745/6 by Miriam Tyler

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 2
14 Jan. 1745/6 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 3Folder 2
15 Jan. 1745/6 by John Osborne

Per schooner Resolution.

Box 3Folder 2
15 Jan. 1745/6 by John Osborne

Per schooner Swallow.

Box 3Folder 2
17 Jan. 1745/6 by Benjamin Colman

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 2
17 Jan. 1745/6 by Benjamin Colman

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 2
17 Jan. 1745/6 by William Rand

Asks that his grievance be redressed on the charge of John Dolhond.

Box 3Folder 2
17 Jan. 1745/6 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 3Folder 2
17 Jan. 1745/6 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 3Folder 2
21 Jan. 1745/6 by James F. Mercer

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 2
21 Jan. 1745/6 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 3Folder 2
23 Jan. 1745/6 by Massachusetts Bay House of Representatives

Relates to the capture of the St. John, as a prize, and her sale. [Located with letter from John Osborne to Pepperrell, 4 Feb. 1745/6.]

Box 3Folder 2
23 Jan. 1745/6 by Massachusetts Bay House of Representatives

Report of a bill of exchange and the action of the General Court. [Located with letter by Osborne to Pepperrell, 4 Feb. 1745/6.]

Box 3Folder 2
31 Jan. 1745/6 by Jotham Odiorne, Jr.

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Portsmouth.

Box 3Folder 2
31 Jan. 1745/6 by William Ryan

Letter to William Pepperrell with copy to William Shirley.

Box 3Folder 3
4 Feb. 1745/6 by Samuel Curwen

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Salem.

Box 3Folder 3
4 Feb. 1745/6 by John Osborne

Letter to William Pepperrell, enclosing House Committee Reports of 23 Jan. 1745/6. 2 copies.

Box 3Folder 3
5 Feb. 1745/6 by William Clark

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 3
5 Feb. 1745/6 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 3
5 Feb. 1745/6 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 3
7 Feb. 1745/6 by Thomas Goold

Receipt attached to Colman and Sparhawk letter for sundries onboard the sloop Three Friends to be delivered to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 3
7 Feb. 1745/6 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 3
10 Feb. 1745/6 by Benjamin Colman and Nathaniel Sparhawk

Invoice of sundries shipped onboard the sloop Industry and sloop Three Sisters to Wm. Pepperrell, Cape Breton. 2 copies.

Box 3Folder 3
10 Feb. 1745/6 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 3
10 Feb. 1745/6 by Nathaniel Sparhawk and Benjamin Colman

Invoice of sundries shipped onboard the sloop Industry and sloop Three Sisters to Wm. Pepperrell, Cape Breton. 2 copies.

Box 3Folder 3
12 Feb. 1745/6 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 4
14 Feb. 1745/6 by Charles Chauncy

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 4
16 Feb. 1745/6 by William Ryan

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 4
18 Feb. 1745/6 by William Coffin, Jr.

Letter to William Pepperrell. 2 copies.

Box 3Folder 4
19 Feb. 1745/6 by Benjamin Lynde

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 4
19 Feb. 1745/6 by William Tyler, Jr.

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 4
21 Feb. 1745/6 by John Hill

Asks Pepperrell for a commission for Benjamin White, adjutant in Col. Hale's regiment.

Box 3Folder 4
26 Feb. 1745/6 by Samuel Pray

Re: Pray's servant, Nathaniel Hooper.

Box 3Folder 4
27 Feb. 1745/6 by John Henry Bastide

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 4
1 Mar. 1745/6 by Charles Apthorp

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 4
1 Mar. 1745/6 by Benjamin Colman

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 4
1 Mar. 1745/6 by Francis Percey

Receipt for sundries onboard sloop Diamond to be delivered to Pepperrell. [Attached to letter of 1 Mar. 1745/6 by Colman to Pepperrell.]

Box 3Folder 4
1 Mar. 1745/6 by Francis Percey

Receipt for sundries onboard sloop Diamond to be delivered to Pepperrell. [Attached to letter of 1 Mar. 1745/6 by Colman to Pepperrell.]

Box 3Folder 4
3 Mar. 1745/6 by Nathaniel Hubbard

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 4
3 Mar. 1745/6 by William Ryan

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 4
6 Mar. 1745/6 by Edward Ellis

Letter to Pepperrell recommending James Oliver as surgeon for Samuel Waldo's regiment.

Box 3Folder 5
8 Mar. 1745/6 by Samuel Waldo

Recommends the appointment of James Oliver as surgeon of his regiment.

Box 3Folder 5
9 Mar. 1745/6 by John Tufton Mason

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Portsmouth.

Box 3Folder 5
9 Mar. 1745/6 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Ryan. Unsigned.

Box 3Folder 5
10 Mar. 1745/6 by John Henry Bastide

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 5
10 Mar. 1745/6 by Zachariah Bourry[e]au

Letter to William and Andrew Pepperrell. Mentions death of Mr. Schaffer of firm of Bourryeau & Schaffer. Written from London.

Box 3Folder 5
11 Mar. 1745/6 by Simon Lothrop

Letter to William Pepperrell and Peter Warren.

Box 3Folder 5
12 Mar. 1745/6 by Benjamin Colman

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 5
13 Mar. 1745/6 by William Wentworth

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Portsmouth.

Box 3Folder 5
15 Mar. 1745/6 by Joseph Gunnison

Asks that Pepperrell grant a discharge to one Nellson.

Box 3Folder 5
15 Mar. 1745/6 by John Newman

Petition to Pepperrell in regard to Chaplain Samuel Moody.

Box 3Folder 5
15 Mar. 1745/6 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Coffin, Jr.

Box 3Folder 5
16 Mar. 1745/6 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Kittery.

Box 3Folder 5
17 Mar. 1745/6 by John Jones

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Kittery.

Box 3Folder 5
17 Mar. 1745/6 by Nathaniel Meserve

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Portsmouth.

Box 3Folder 5
17 Mar. 1745/6 by Joseph Webb

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 6
18 Mar. 1745/6 by Joseph Newmarch

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from New Castle.

Box 3Folder 6
18 Mar. 1745/6 by Samuel Sewall

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 3Folder 6
18 Mar. 1745/6 by Westbrook Waldron

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Portsmouth.

Box 3Folder 6
19 Mar. 1745/6 - 28 Mar. 1746 by Thomas Ross

Re: arrest of John Suttee and the tailor Malcolm McWiel and their affidavit regarding the same. Signed by Ross and Thorndale.

Box 3Folder 6
19 Mar. 1745/6 - 28 Mar. 1746 by William Ryan

Re: arrest of John Suttee and the tailor Malcolm McWiel and their affidavit regarding the same. Signed by Ross and Thorndale.

Box 3Folder 6
19 Mar. 1745/6 - 28 Mar. 1746 by Anthony Thorndale

Re: arrest of John Suttee and the tailor Malcolm McWiel and their affidavit regarding the same. Signed by Ross and Thorndale.

Box 3Folder 6
20 Mar. 1746 by Benjamin Colman

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 6
20 Mar. 1746 by John Gorham

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 6
20 Mar. 1746 by William Shurtleff

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Portsmouth.

Box 3Folder 6
21 Mar. 1746 by John Irving

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 6
25 Mar. 1746 by Stephen Boutineau[t]

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 6
25 Mar. 1746 by Benjamin Colman

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 6
25 Mar. 1746 by William Ryan

Copy by himself.

Box 3Folder 6
25 Mar. 1746 by William Ryan

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 6
26 Mar. 1746 by John Irving

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 6
26 Mar. 1746 by Thomas Ross

Orders. Re: John Suttee, with replies by Ross and Thorndale. Copy, by Ross, of Suttee's letter to Lieut. Col. William Ryan.

Box 3Folder 6
26 Mar. 1746 by William Ryan

Orders. Re: John Suttee, with replies by Ross and Thorndale. Copy, by Ross, of Suttee's letter to Lieut. Col. William Ryan.

Box 3Folder 6
26 Mar. 1746 by John Suttee

Orders. Re: John Suttee, with replies by Ross and Thorndale. Copy, by Ross, of Suttee's letter to Lieut. Col. William Ryan.

Box 3Folder 6
26 Mar. 1746 by Anthony Thorndale

Orders. Re: John Suttee, with replies by Ross and Thorndale. Copy, by Ross, of Suttee's letter to Lieut. Col. William Ryan.

Box 3Folder 7
29 Mar. 1746 by Robert Auchmuty

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 7
29 Mar. 1746 by William Ryan

[Attached to 25 Mar. 1746 letter.]

Box 3Folder 7
29 Mar. 1746 by William Ryan

Orders that officers embark on the Ranger for Louisbourg and that the affairs of John Suttee be settled at Louisbourg.

Box 3Folder 7
31 Mar. 1746 by Robert Auchmuty

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 7
31 Mar. 1746 by Benjamin Colman

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 7
31 Mar. 1746 by William Ryan

Letter to Peter Warren.

Box 3Folder 7
Apr. 1746 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Otho Hamilton. Copy [by Pepperrell].

Box 3Folder 7
Apr. 1746 by William Tyler, Jr.

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 7
1 Apr. 1746 by William Shirley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 7
2 Apr. 1746 by Miriam Tyler

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 7
4 Apr. 1746 by John Irving

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 7
4 Apr. 1746 by David Lindsey

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Newport, R.I.

Box 3Folder 7
4 Apr. 1746 by William Smithson

Letter to William Shirley.

Box 3Folder 8
10 Apr. 1746 by Thomas Fayerweather

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 8
11 Apr. 1746 by Benjamin Colman

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 8
15 Apr. 1746 by Charles Frost

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Falmouth.

Box 3Folder 8
16 Apr. 1746 by Charles Apthorp

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 8
16 Apr. 1746 by Benjamin Colman and Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 8
16 Apr. 1746 by Nathaniel Sparhawk and Benjamin Colman
Box 3Folder 8
17 Apr. 1746 by John Hoyle

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Providence.

Box 3Folder 8
18 Apr. 1746 by Stephen Eastwicke

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Kittery.

Box 3Folder 8
18 Apr. 1746 by Andrew Le Mercier

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 3Folder 8
18 Apr. 1746 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Shirley.

Box 3Folder 8
22 Apr. 1746 by Elihu Gunnison

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Kittery.

Box 3Folder 8
22 Apr. 1746 by William Tyler, Jr.

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 8
22 Apr. 1746 - 24 Apr. 1746 by John Stephenson, Jr.

Receipt to Colman and Sparhawk for sundries onboard the sloop Seaflower. [Attached to Benjamin Colman letter, 24 Apr. 1746.]

Box 3Folder 8
23 Apr. 1746 by William Ryan

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 9
24 Apr. 1746 by Benjamin Colman

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston. Includes receipt from John Stephenson of 22 Apr. 1746.

Box 3Folder 9
24 Apr. 1746 by Noah Emery

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 9
26 Apr. 1746 by Benjamin Colman

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 3Folder 9
26 Apr. 1746 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Kittery.

Box 3Folder 9
27 Apr. 1746 by Charles King

Letter to Samuel Waldo, being the reports from the several guards for the twenty-four hours past. [On verso of Samuel Waldo of same date.]

Box 3Folder 9
27 Apr. 1746 by Samuel Waldo

Sends Charles King's "Reports from the several guards for the twenty-four hours past." [On verso of Charles King of same date.]

Box 3Folder 9
28 Apr. 1746 by Peter Gilman

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Exeter, N.H.

Box 3Folder 9
28 Apr. 1746 by John Irving

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 9
28 Apr. 1746 by William Ryan

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 9
29 Apr. 1746 by Jonathan Cushing

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Dover, N.H.

Box 3Folder 9
29 Apr. 1746 by Henry Sherburne, Jr.

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Portsmouth.

Box 3Folder 9
29 Apr. 1746 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Kittery.

Box 3Folder 9
29 Apr. 1746 by Peter Staples

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Kittery.

Box 3Folder 10
30 Apr. 1746 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Shirley.

Box 3Folder 10
30 Apr. 1746 by William Pepperrell and Peter Warren

Orders in regard to sending 100 of the troops to New England.

Box 3Folder 10
30 Apr. 1746 by Peter Warren and William Pepperrell

Orders in regard to sending 100 of the troops to New England.

Box 3Folder 10
1 May 1746 by William Wentworth

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Portsmouth.

Box 3Folder 10
3 May 1746 by Nicholas Budiani

"A return of the strength of General Fuller's regiment." Signed by Capt. Nicholas Budiani.

Box 3Folder 10
3 May 1746 by British Army

"A return of the strength of General Fuller's regiment." Signed by Capt. Nicholas Budiani.

Box 3Folder 10
3 May 1746 by William Shirley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 10
8 May 1746 by Benjamin Colman

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 10
8 May 1746 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Kittery.

Box 3Folder 10
12 May 1746 by Robert Auchmuty

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 3Folder 10
14 May 1746 by Benjamin Colman

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 10
16 May 1746 by David Rogers

Abstract of his company of the Royal Regiment of Artillery belonging to the garrison at Louisbourg onboard the Bedford store ship.

Box 3Folder 11
27 May 1746 by Joseph Sherburn

Receipt for gunpowder taken into the ordnance stores from the N.H. province sloops.

Box 3Folder 11
28 May 1746 by Joseph Sherburn

Petition to Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 11
3 June 1746 by Edward Carter

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 11
4 June 1746 by Ephraim Baker

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 11
4 June 1746 by Benjamin Green

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 11
9 June 1746 by John Kinselagh

Letter to William Pepperrell. 2 copies.

Box 3Folder 11
10 June 1746 by Samuel Rhodes

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 11
12 June 1746 by William Cosby

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 11
14 June 1746 by Benjamin Green

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 11
24 June 1746 by Massachusetts Bay Province

Commission from Wm. Shirley to Brentnall to be captain of a company in Col. Dwight's regiment on expedition against Canada.

Box 3Folder 11
24 June 1746 by William Shirley

Commission from Wm. Shirley to Brentnall to be captain of a company in Col. Dwight's regiment on expedition against Canada.

Box 3Folder 11
27 June 1746 by Henry Sherburne, Jr.

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Portsmouth.

Box 3Folder 11
27 June 1746 by Richard Waldron

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Portsmouth.

Box 3Folder 12
4 July 1746 by Thomas Berry

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 12
8 July 1746 by Benjamin Green

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 12
8 July 1746 by John Overing

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 12
8 July 1746 by William Ryan

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 12
11 July 1746 by Byfield Lyde

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Cambridge.

Box 3Folder 12
11 July 1746 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Ryan. Written from Kittery.

Box 3Folder 12
11 July 1746 by William Tyler

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 12
11 July 1746 by Abiel Walley

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 12
15 July 1746 by William Ryan

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 12
18 July 1746 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Ryan [Pepperrell's copy]. Written from Kittery. [On verso of 15 July 1746.]

Box 3Folder 12
29 Oct. 1746 by Capt. Morris

Plan of a fort and profiles proposed to be built at Minas, Nova Scotia.

Box 3Folder 12
21 Nov. 1746 by William Pepperrell

Memorandum of letters sent to London by the Chester and memorandum "account who sent my letters by 1746."

Box 3Folder 13
3 June 1747 by William Pepperrell

Letter to principal officers and commissioners of the Royal Navy about building a 44-gun ship.

Box 3Folder 13
16 July 1747 by Thomas Hancock

Re: trip to Louisbourg.

Box 3Folder 13
26 Sep. 1747 by William King

Letter to Pepperrell asking for job as overseer of the boat being built at Col. Meserve's.

Box 3Folder 13
Dec. 1747 by William Pepperrell

Memorandum of letters sent by Capt. Rouse.

Box 3Folder 13
Jan. 1747/8 by William Pepperrell and Peter Warren

Memorial to the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury about the imprest accounts for the siege of Louisbourg. Schedule of expenses included.

Box 3Folder 13
Jan. 1747/8 by Peter Warren and William Pepperrell

Memorial to the Lords Commissioners of the Treasury about the imprest accounts for the siege of Louisbourg. Schedule of expenses included.

Box 3Folder 13
26 Jan. 1747/8 by Samuel Waldo

Letter to William Pepperrell. Concerns conduct of military appointments and business.

Box 3Folder 13
30 Jan. 1747/8 by Andrew Pepperrell

Memorandum of agreement with Stephen Moody to lathe and plaster Pepperrell's house.

Box 3Folder 13
12 Feb. 1747/8

Articles of capitulation at Grand Pre, signed at Grand Pre [in French].

Box 3Folder 13
20 July 1748 by John Henry Bastide

Letter to William Pepperrell.

Box 3Folder 13
2 Aug. 1748 by John Shirley

Discusses chances of peace, disposition of Louisbourg, and course of recruiting officers.

Box 3Folder 13
3 Mar. 1748/9 by Capt. Peter Kenwood

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Topsham.

Box 3Folder 14
18 Jan. 1750/1 by Nathaniel Sparhawk

Letter to Benjamin Colman regarding business matters; refers to their bad luck in a slaving venture.

Box 3Folder 14
9 Mar. 1750/1 by William Willey and Co.

Discusses Capt. Raitt's account and further business solicited from Pepperrell's children. [Response, 20 June 1751, included.]

Box 3Folder 14
20 June 1751 by William Pepperrell

Letter to William Willey about Capt. Raitt and death of Pepperrell's son Andrew. [Attached to 9 Mar. 1750/1 letter.]

Box 3Folder 14
19 July 1751 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Secretary Willard about Indian threat to county. Declines to attend peace treaty meeting. Written from Kittery.

Box 3Folder 14
23 July 1751 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Henry Flynt about Pepperrell's son Andrew's death.

Box 3Folder 14
25 July 1752 - 20 Aug. 1752 by Henry Atkinson

Bill of exchange to Capt. Jonathan Snelling.

Box 3Folder 14
2 Mar. 1752/3 by Robert Furness

Letter to William Pepperrell about paying debt.

Box 3Folder 14
2 Aug. 1753 by Joseph Newmarch

Letter to William Pepperrell about debt to government.

Box 3Folder 14
22 Mar. 1754 by Benning Wentworth

Letter to William Shirley. Written from Portsmouth.

Box 3Folder 15
8 May 1755 by John Kemp

Letter to William Pepperrell soliciting business for Cadiz, Kemp, Pickern and Co., London.

Box 3Folder 15
23 Mar. 1756 by Henry Barter

Deed of land in Kittery, Me., by Barter to Pepperrell. Signed by Henry and Mary Barter. Wit. by B. & M. Parker. Recorded by Moulton.

Box 3Folder 15
20 Apr. 1756 by Jeremiah Moulton

Letter to William Pepperrell. Concerns military matters. Written from York.

Box 3Folder 15
25 Aug. 1756 by John Storer

Letter to Jeremiah Moulton about travel of "neutral French" through the county. Written from Wells.

Box 3Folder 15
3 Sep. 1756 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Peter Kenwood. Written from Boston.

Box 3Folder 15
Mar. 1756 - Oct. 1756 by Massachusetts Bay Committee of War

Account of expenses in buying artillery and other stores paid by the Committee of War. [Filed under Oct. 1756.]

Box 3Folder 15
29 Dec. 1756 by William Pepperrell

Rough draft to Peter Kenwood. Written from Kittery. [Attached to 3 Sep. 1756.]

Box 3Folder 16
2 Feb. 1757 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Peter Kenwood. Written from Kittery.

Box 3Folder 16
9 Mar. 1757 by Charles Lawrence

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 3Folder 16
23 Mar. 1757 by Mary Barter

Deed of land in Kittery, Me., by Barter to Pepperrell. Signed by Henry and Mary Barter. Wit. by B. & M. Parker. Recrd. by Moulton.

Box 3Folder 16
23 Mar. 1757 by Daniel Moulton, Registrar

Deed of land in Kittery, Me., by Barter to Pepperrell. Signed by Henry and Mary Barter. Wit. by B. & M. Parker. Recrd. by Moulton.

Box 3Folder 16
23 Mar. 1757 by Benjamin Parker

Deed of land in Kittery, Me., by Barter to Pepperrell. Signed by Henry and Mary Barter. Wit. by B. & M. Parker. Recrd. by Moulton.

Box 3Folder 16
23 Mar. 1757 by Mary Parker

Deed of land in Kittery, Me., by Barter to Pepperrell. Signed by Henry and Mary Barter. Wit. by B. & M. Parker. Recrd. by Moulton.

Box 3Folder 16
23 Mar. 1757 by William Pepperrell

Deed of land in Kittery, Me., by Barter to Pepperrell. Signed by Henry and Mary Barter. Wit. by B. & M. Parker. Recrd. by Moulton.

Box 3Folder 16
12 June 1757 by William Pepperrell

Letter to John Calcraft. Written from Boston.

Box 3Folder 16
4 July 1757 by Christopher Kilby

Letter to William Pepperrell from Greenwich, N.Y. Discusses putting his schooner into government service and news of its activity.

Box 3Folder 16
6 Aug. 1757 by Massachusetts Bay Governor

Order from Thomas Pownall to Williams and others to march men under their command to the western frontier. With letter bearing same date.

Box 3Folder 16
6 Aug. 1757 by Thomas Pownall

Order from Thomas Pownall to Williams and others to march men under their command to the western frontier. With letter bearing same date.

Box 3Folder 16
12 Aug. 1757 by William Pepperrell

Letter to John St. Clair. Copy.

Box 3Folder 16
14 Aug. 1757 by Nathaniel Wheelwright

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 3Folder 16
15 Aug. 1757 by Daniel Epes

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Danvers.

Box 3Folder 16
15 Aug. 1757 by William Lawrence

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Groton.

Box 3Folder 16
15 Aug. 1757 by Moses Marcy

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Sheffield.

Box 3Folder 16
16 Aug. 1757 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Moses Marcy. Written from Springfield.

Box 3Folder 16
17 Aug. 1757 by William Pepperrell

Letter to James De Lancey. Written from Springfield.

Box 3Folder 16
16 Dec. 1757 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Adm. Charles Knowles asking preference for Christopher Tyler in Royal Navy. Written from Kittery.

Box 3Folder 17
1758 by Philip Durell

Memorandum to Hector McNeill about ships' signals.

Box 3Folder 17
3 Apr. 1758 by John Blake, et al.

Petition of Blake and other soldiers at Fort Halifax to the General Court regarding pay and discharge of service.

Box 3Folder 17
26 June 1758 by John Appy

Letter to Benning Wentworth about General Abercrombie moving up to the lake.

Box 3Folder 17
22 July 1758

Petition about protection of inhabitants of Windham, Me. Signed by Evans, Hunnewell, Crague, Elder, Stevens, Anderson, Mugford, Chase, Manchester, and Stacy.

Box 3Folder 17
22 July 1758 by Abraham Anderson

Petition about protection of land.

Box 3Folder 17
22 July 1758 by Peter Chase

Petition about protection of land.

Box 3Folder 17
22 July 1758 by Hugh Crague

Petition about protection of land.

Box 3Folder 17
22 July 1758 by William Elder

Petition about protection of land.

Box 3Folder 17
22 July 1758 by Nathaniel Evans

Petition about protection of land.

Box 3Folder 17
22 July 1758 by Zerubbabel Hunnewell

Petition about protection of land.

Box 3Folder 17
22 July 1758 by Stephen Manchester

Petition about protection of land.

Box 3Folder 17
22 July 1758 by Robert Mugford

Petition about protection of land.

Box 3Folder 17
22 July 1758 by John Stacy

Petition about protection of land.

Box 3Folder 17
22 July 1758 by Jonathan Stevens

Petition about protection of land.

Box 3Folder 17
18 Dec. 1758 by William Pepperrell

Written from Kittery.

Box 3Folder 18
[1759] by John Osgood

Letter states that Osgood had obeyed the orders of Thomas Pownall of 13 Mar.

Box 3Folder 18
13 Feb. 1759 by William Shute, 2nd Viscount Barrington

Informs Pepperrell of his promotion to rank of lieutenant general.

Box 3Folder 18
19 Mar. 1759 by William Brattle

Orders from Thomas Pownall to Pepperrell. Signed also by Wm. Brattle. [Printed form filled out.]

Box 3Folder 18
19 Mar. 1759 by Massachusetts Bay Governor

Orders from Thomas Pownall to Pepperrell. Signed also by Wm. Brattle. [Printed form filled out.]

Box 3Folder 18
19 Mar. 1759 by Thomas Pownall

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from Boston.

Box 3Folder 18
19 Mar. 1759 by Thomas Pownall

Orders from Thomas Pownall to Pepperrell. Signed also by Wm. Brattle. [Printed form filled out.]

Box 3Folder 18
30 Mar. 1759 by William Pepperrell

Letter to Thomas Pownall. Written from Kittery.

Box 3Folder 18
10 Apr. 1759 by Humphrey Chadbourne

Receipt for 78 men for the invasion of Canada. [Located with letter of 15 Aug. 1757 from William Lawrence.]

Box 3Folder 18
11 Apr. 1759 by Jeremiah Moulton

Letter to William Pepperrell. Written from York.

Box 3Folder 19
16 June 1760 - 21 July 1760 by William Gerrish

Memoranda about marching his men in the vicinity of Lebanon.

Box 3Folder 19
18 July 1760 by Thomas Bell

Order from Bell to Capt. Hector McNeill to sail to deliver cattle to Lord Colvill in the St. Lawrence River. Written from Boston.

Box 3Folder 19
28 Feb. 1766 by Barlow Trecothick and others

Letter by Trecothick and others to their American correspondents on the repeal of the Stamp Act.

Box 3Folder 19
3 Nov. 1766 by John Monkhouse

Account of John Wentworth for clothing.

Box 3Folder 20
22 Aug. 1769 - 5 Jan. 1770 by British Commissioners of Customs in America, Salem and Marblehead

Account of incidents paid and allowed the board, etc. Filed under 1770.

Box 3Folder 20
10 Apr. 1770 by British Finance

Account of cash in the King's Chest.

Box 3Folder 20
4 July 1770 by Daniel Lyman

Oath that David Wooster had no other employment than of reduced captain in Pepperrell's regiment. Sworn before Daniel Lyman.

Box 3Folder 20
4 July 1770 by David Wooster

Oath that he had no other employment than of reduced captain in Pepperrell's regiment. Sworn before Daniel Lyman.

Box 3Folder 20
May 1770 - Oct. 1771 by British Finance

Account of Richard Routh with the King's Chest. Filed under 1771.

Box 3Folder 20
[1769-1772?] by British Finance

Account of incidents paid and allowed by the board. Filed under 1772.

Box 3Folder 20
[1769-1772?] by British Finance

Sundry short payments to be charged in the comptrollers' books being omitted - from short payment. Filed under 1772.

Box 3Folder 20
22 Aug. 1769 - 5 July 1772 by British Finance

Memoranda to be used in examination of the accounts of the King's Chest. Filed under 1772.

Box 3Folder 20
May 1769 - May 1772 by British [Commissioners of Customs in America, Salem and Marblehead?]

Account of office rent. Filed under 1772.

Box 3Folder 20
22 Aug. 1769 - Nov. 1772 by British Finance

"General state of duties voucher." Filed under 1772.

Box 3Folder 20
22 Aug. 1769 - 19 Nov. 1772 by British Finance

State of the King's Chest by the comptroller's account. Filed under 1772.

Box 3Folder 21
[1772]

Pertains to N.H. land grant dispute, with reference to N.Y. and N.H. boundaries.

Box 3Folder 21
1620-1770 [1772]

Chronological extracts of N.H. and N.Y. land papers. Pertains to land dispute. Filed under 1772.

Box 3Folder 22
20 Jan. 1772 by Isaac and Katherine Heard

Letter thanks Harrison Gray, Treasurer of Mass., for aid to a friend and giving him news of his son. Written from College of Arms, London.

Box 3Folder 22
4 Sep. 1773 by William Gravenor

Documents relating to a debt owed by Anthony Gwyn of Newburyport to Gravenor of Bristol. 3 documents.

Box 3Folder 22
24 Feb. 1775

List of persons discharged from...the public stations.

Box 3Folder 22
23 Aug. 1778 by Le Count de Broues

In French.

Box 3Folder 22
30 Nov. 1778 by [Hopley] Yeaton

Letter to Major General John Sullivan.

Box 3Folder 22
28 Sep. 1779 by Ebenezer Hazard

Letter with extracts of letters from John Cotton (1661-1706) to John Cotton, his father, 1683; from Joshua Moody to Cotton, 1683-1685.

Box 3Folder 22
21 Dec. 1781 by Nehemiah Emerson

Letter to his father at Haverhill.

Box 3Folder 22
6 Jan. 1782 by Nehemiah Emerson

Letter to his father.

Box 3Folder 23
1579-1846

Copies of papers (genealogical notes, extracts of letters). 1 folder.

Preferred Citation

William Pepperrell papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.

Access Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in ABIGAIL, the online catalog of the Massachusetts Historical Society. Researchers desiring materials about related persons, organizations, or subjects should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Auchmuty, Robert, d. 1788.
Bastide, J. H. (John Henry), ca. 1700-ca. 1770.
Colman, Benjamin, 1673-1747.
Cutter, Ammi Ruhamah.
Oliver, Andrew, 1706-1774.
Pepperrell, William, 1646-1734.
Pepperrell family.
Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805.
Shirley, William, 1694-1771.
Shute, Samuel, 1662-1742.
Sparhawk, Nathaniel, b. 1715.
Tyng, Edward, 1683-1755.
Waldo, Samuel, 1695-1759.
Warren, Peter, Sir, 1703-1752.
Wendell, Jacob, 1691-1761.
Wheelwright, John.

Subjects:

Louisbourg (N.S.)--History--Siege, 1745.
Massachusetts--Politics and government--To 1775.
Merchants--Maine.
Merchants--Massachusetts--Boston.
Real property--Maine.
United States--History--King George's War, 1744-1748.