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Call No.: MS Am 813
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Mascarene, Paul, 1684-1760.
Title: Paul Mascarene papers,
Date(s): 1728-1745 and undated.
Quantity: 1 collection (.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in French, Latin, and English.
Abstract: Papers concerning Paul Mascarene, lieutenant-governor of Nova Scotia.
Major-General Jean Paul Mascarene was a refugee French Huguenot who moved to England in 1706 and was commissioned as a lieutenant in the British army. He was sent first to Boston in 1709, then in 1710 to Annapolis Royal, Nova Scotia, which recently had come under the control of the British. He maintained his home in Boston and married a Boston native, Elizabeth Perry. In 1739 he became lieutenant-governor of Nova Scotia and served until 1749. He continued his connections with the province until his death in Boston in 1760.
Arranged as bound.
Papers include correspondence, poems, and documents. Includes correspondence with French missionaries in the colony of Nova Scotia.