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William Pepperrell Letter Regarding Ability to Sail a Ship

Auction:
3063T
Lot:
1028
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Discovery - 3063T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
February 01, 2018 12:00PM

Description:

William Pepperrell Letter Regarding Ability to Sail a Ship, 1729, "a copy to Thos Hasby (?) esq."

Note: William Pepperrell was a prosperous New England merchant who transported goods to the West Indies and Europe. He was an accomplished soldier, financing and leading the expedition that captured Fortress Louisbourg in France, 1745, during the King George's War.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

France, Acadia, Fortress of Louisbourg, History of North America, King George's War, Military history of Canada, Military history of Nova Scotia, New France, Nova Scotia, Pepperrell, Siege of Louisbourg, William Pepperrell, William Pepperrell House

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