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Bernard, Francis, 1712-1779

 

Biography

Sir Francis Bernard, 1st Baronet was born in 1712 in England. He was a British colonial administrator who served as governor of the provinces of New Jersey and Massachusetts Bay. Bernard died on June 16, 1779.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Fowle petition

Mss 766570.3
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 766570.3
Scope and Contents

Petition from Daniel Fowle of Portsmouth, N.H., to Francis Bernard and the Massachusetts House of Representatives that cost recovered against him in the suit involving the publication of "The Monster of Monsters" be remitted to him. Includes order of remittance of £20 to Daniel Fowle, 1766 Dec. 9. and covering letter, 1864, March 20, from David Pulsifer to George Ticknor.

Indians of Onohooquaga letter

Mss 764612.1
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 764612.1
Scope and Contents

Letter from the Indians of Onohooquaga to Governor Bernard asking for help against their enemies and telling of their dissatisfaction with Genera Johnson.