Guide to the John Lowell Letter, March 13, 1758

Collection number: MS 13
Size: (1 item) (0.10 cu.ft.)

About John Lowell

Reverend John Lowell, 1704-1767, was the first Pastor of Newburyport, Mass. He was the son of Ebenezer Lowell and Elizabeth Shailer, and graduated from Harvard University in 1721.

About the John Lowell Letter

A one page letter from Reverend Lowell to Joshua Brackett (doctor) of Portsmouth (possibly Greenland) New Hampshire. In the letter of March 13, 1758 Reverend Lowell describes the late arrival of spring and rumors concerning British troop movements during the French and Indian War. There is a typed transcript that accompanies the letter.

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Preferred Citation

John Lowell Letter, March 13, 1758, MS 13, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Source unknown, March 20, 1935 (Accession number: 022)