February 6 (January 27, o.s.)

Jamaica: The Attorney General reports to the Council his opinion that the Council and President have the authority to issue commissions to privateers to attack French shipping.

Massachusetts: George Burroughs, minister of Wells, Maine, and former minister of Salem Village, Massachusetts, writes to the governor and council of Massachusetts describing the destruction of the neighboring town of York by Penobscot Indians on January 25.

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