David Dunbar in Fort Frederick, province of Maine - between 20 November, 1730, 12:00 AM and 21 November, 1730, 12:00 AM

from 'America and West Indies: November 1730, 11-20', in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 37, 1730, pages 340-357:

[Original spelling retained. The listener David Dunbar was appointed lieutenant governor of the Province of Maine in 1730, having been surveyor of the King’s Woods in North America from 1728. He established Fort Frederick, where the listening experience occurs. The Penobscot Indians inhabited territory in what is now Maine, USA and Quebec, Canada]

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Arthur Percival Newton and Cecil Headlam (ed.), 'America and West Indies: November 1730, 11-20', in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 37, 1730, volume 37 (London, 1937), p. 340-357. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1547560490981 accessed: 7 April, 2020

location of experience: Fort Frederick, province of Maine

Listeners

David Dunbar
Colonial government official, Military Officer, Surveyor of the King's Woods in North America

Listening to

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Drunken singing performed by Native American Indians

Experience Information

Date/Time between 20 November, 1730, 12:00 AM and 21 November, 1730, 12:00 AM
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors, outdoors, in public

Notes

British History Online, a digital library created by the Institute of Historical Research and the History of Parliament Trust, includes calendars of state papers in which the listening experience was identified. Calendars are very detailed summaries of documents arranged chronologically, intended as a finding aid. Original documents are often held at the National Archives at Kew.


Originally submitted by 5011Henning on Tue, 15 Jan 2019 13:54:51 +0000
Approved on Wed, 06 Feb 2019 16:35:06 +0000