The Siege and Capture of Fort Loyall, Destruction of Falmouth, May 20, 1690 (O.S.); A Paper Read Before the Maine Genealogical Society, June 2, 1885

The Siege and Capture of Fort Loyall, Destruction of Falmouth, May 20, 1690 (O.S.); A Paper Read Before the Maine Genealogical Society, June 2, 1885

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ...the second son of Wm. Hammond (the name was spelt in various ways), who was born in England in 1597, came over in 1630, was made a freeman at Boston in 1636; moved to Wells; had two sons, Jonathan and Joseph, and daughters. He, William, died suddenly in 1702, aged 105 years. Joseph moved to Kitteryj was made a counsellor of Massachusetts, and received a military commission. He was appointed register and clerk by Massachusetts Dec. 4, 1694, in the place of Capt. John Wincoll, deceased. He was seized by Indians near Saco fort, July 6, 1695, an carried to Canada. He was redeemcd by Mathew Carey in October following, and returned to Kittery. He held the office of register for many years. He died, according to Savage, Feb. 24, 1710, according to his son's account, in 1709. He left ene son, Joseph, and two daughters. (Savage, 2, 341. N. E. His. & Gen. Reg., 9,312, 24, 289, Mass. His Coll., 5, 5th series, 396. Williamson, 1, 642). communicative to the authorities. The following paper contains his statement: "Portsm0, 19th March, 1689, '90. Upon Examination of the frenchman taken at Salmon ffals he saith Their company that Attaqued Salmon ffals consisted of sixty men 30 french & 30 Indians who came from Canady the beginning of ffoube. (February) from a Town called three rivers laying above Cabeck (Quebec), that they had not been near any English Plantations since they came out till now but waited about twenty or thirty miles off severall days for a party of 20 or 30 Indians who promised to meet & Joyn wth them but came not, that they have lived wholly upon hunting, y they came by order of the ffrench Govr at Canada that both ffrench & Indians are in pay at ten livres pp month. The said Govr is Count Frontonack y arrived from ffrance...show more

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