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Journal by Middlecott Cooke describing voyage to Georges, September 1734 [short version]

Journal by Middlecott Cooke describing voyage to Georges, September 1734 [short version]

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    This journal, written by Middlecott Cooke in 1734, describes his voyage to St. George’s Fort near what is now Thomaston, Maine. Two versions of this journal exist, a less-polished, 6-page first version (shown here) and a more-detailed 7-page version. This first version contains information that is not included in the second, 7-page version, notably the final four sentences about the journey. [Robert E. Moody, The Saltonstall Family Papers, 1607-1815, Vol. 1: 1607-1789, (Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1972), page 380.]

    See also the online presentation of the second version of the journal.


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