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Summary Information

Title: Robert Stobo Papers
Collection Number: DAR.1925.05
Creator: Stobo, Robert, 1726-1770

Collection Dates: 1754
Extent: 0.08 linear feet (1 box)

Language: English

Abstract:
This collection contains an original French and Indian War era letter written by Robert Stobo to Colonel Innes, who were officers in the British Army. Stobo writes in captivity from Fort Duquesne, describing French negotiations with the Shawnee [Shanoe] Indians. On the reverse of the letter is a map of Fort Duquesne and its environs. The collection also contains a manuscript copy of the 1754 letter, and transcriptions of the letter. Digital reproductions of the collection are available electronically by following the respective "Digitized Folder Contents" links within the finding aid.