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Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Document Type

Text

Identifier

29134-F014

Description

Correspondence between Virgil Barber and John Deane in which Barber notifies Deane that he has "prevailed on the Indians to reconsider their resolution respecting the sale of their lower Townships. Accordingly I have the satisfaction to say, that they have requested me to inform you they are ready to hear any proposals you are disclosed to make...and that if the terms can be agreed on, they are willing to sell." Barber was a Jesuit priest assigned to Old Town until his recall in 1830.

Exact Creation Date

12-31-1829

Language

English

Location

Penobscot County; Old Town

Keywords

Wabanaki; Native Americans; Land; Indians; Penobscot Nation

Disciplines

History | Indigenous Studies | United States History

1829-12-31  Letter Between Virgil Barber and John  G. Deane, Esq. regarding the Penobscot Nation's reconsideration of land sale


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