excerpt from ''America and West Indies: June 1708, 26-30' in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 23, 1706-1708' pp. 771-785 (138 words)

excerpt from ''America and West Indies: June 1708, 26-30' in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 23, 1706-1708' pp. 771-785 (138 words)

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'America and West Indies: June 1708, 26-30' in Calendar of State Papers Colonial, America and West Indies: Volume 23, 1706-1708

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[Original spelling retained. The account finishes with a note: ‘This document, without date or signature, is in the hand and style of Lt. Gov. Usher’. Headlam in his vol. 23 preface agrees]

 

An Account of the Expedition [from Boston] to Port Royal [Nova Scotia]. May 13, 1707 […] 3rd[June]. This day satt still, till noon, Capt. Bointon's party came in telling us they had destroyed aboutt 70 houses and barns, corn and chattell etc. This evening a dark discourageing answer came from Col. Rednap and sea captain to discourage all; as soon as duskish Capt. Walton with other officers and party of men fired the Church, the warehouse, ye Governour's and Commistioner's house with all the restt of houses near the ffourtt, our men continued all night with drums beating, trumpetts sounding, with all the bravery and courage ytt. [that] could be. 

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