Creator(s)

Samuel F. Hussey

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Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Document Type

Text

Identifier

29134-F009

Description

Letter from Samuel Hussey, Agent for Indian Affairs, to Governor and Executive Council of Maine, enclosing a population census of the Penobscot tribe for the purposes of creating a school, and also a census of quality of land available for agriculture as a means of supply due to the decline of hunting and fishing.

Hussey also mentions insufficient travel payment to Lieutenant Governor John Neptune and Hussey's defrayment of the expense without timely compensation from the Maine Legislature.

Exact Creation Date

1-11-1823

Language

English

Location

Penobscot County; Passadumkeag; Old Town; Orono

Keywords

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

Disciplines

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

1823-01-11   Letter from Samuel Hussey, Agent for Indian Affairs, to Governor and Executive Council


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