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    Colonial Autograph Letter Signed Regarding Murder of Indians, from Francis West and Hermann Alricks, one page, 7" x 12", Carlisle, Pennsylvania, to Governor Hamilton, n. p. A rather remarkable indictment which reads in part, "herewith we send yw inclosed the Copy of John Loughry's Deposition, against James Foster, John Mason (who are now at Pittsburgh in the Battoe [sic] Service) William George, & the Boys or Sons of Arthur Foster; for the murder of four Indians, near this Town...As loughry had no Bail for his appearance, at Court to prosecute, & for his personal safety, we have confin'd him in Prison: and further as his Evidence is only Hear Say...we request Your Answer and Advice..." Brown toning, small split in left margin. Very good condition.From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs.

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    October, 2007
    27th Saturday
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