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Letter of the King of the Nuchegunnah and Shawanas, 1738 Aug. 4.

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This is my Letter Being I Dont understand Writing Being Seven Spans of Wompon given from under my Hand this 4th day of August Anno Dom. 1738 King of the Nuchegunnah & Shawanas His X Mark Living at Allaganey

Ruchiquannah King of the Shawanas vindicating his people from charge of being engaged in hostilities agt. the Whites 1738

To His Excellency William Gooch Governor & Commandant Chief of Virginia