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A request from the Twightwee Native Americans to the British government for weapons and supplies in 1752
(Catalogue ref: T 1/348/120)
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Catalogue ref: T 1/348/120; request from Native Americans to British government for weapons and supplies, 1752
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  • What is the relationship between the Twightwee and the British?
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  • Why do they need these materials from the British?
  • Does this source suggest any reasons why the British were in North America?
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