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Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Document Type

Text

Identifier

29134-F018

Description

Letter from Secretary of State Edward Bangs to Indian Agent Samuel Hussey prohibiting encroachment on Penobscot Nation's fishing rights (Item 001).

Statement of Penobscot Indian title to certain islands in the Penobscot River for the purposes of fishing signed by George W. Coffin, Land Agent for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. (Item 002).

Exact Creation Date

5-10-1830

Language

English

Location

Penobscot County; Old Town

Other Location

Boston; Massachusetts

Keywords

Wabanaki; Native Americans; Land; Fishing; Indians; Penobscot Nation

Disciplines

History | Indian and Aboriginal Law | Indigenous Studies | United States History

1830-05-10  Letter from Secretary of State Edward Bangs to Samuel Hussey prohibiting encroachment on Penobscot Nation's fishing rights; includes statement of tribe's title to islands in Penobscot River


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