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Goldthwait, Thomas (1717-1799) to Thomas Flucker

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09002 Author/Creator: Goldthwait, Thomas (1717-1799) Place Written: Stockton Springs, Maine Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 25 July 1766 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 33 x 20.3 cm.

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Summary of Content: Discusses his recent arrival to Fort Pownall, located in present-day Stockton Springs, Maine. Seems to comment on rumors of lead mining on nearby Flucker property.

People: Goldthwaite, Thomas, 1717-1799
Flucker, Thomas, 1719-1783

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: MiningWaldo Patent

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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