Creator(s)

John G. Deane

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Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Document Type

Text

Identifier

29134-F015

Description

Correspondence (10 pages) from John G. Deane, Esq. to the Governor of Maine and Executive Council regarding treating with the Penobscot Nation for the purchase of the Mattawamkeag townships. The priest to whom Deane refers throughout the letter is likely Father Virgil H. Barber, a Jesuit priest stationed in Old Town until his recall in 1830.

Exact Creation Date

1-20-1830

Language

English

Location

Penobscot County; Mattawamkeag

Keywords

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

Disciplines

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

1830-01-20  Letter from John G. Deane, Esq. to the Governor and Executive Council regarding treaty with the Penobscot Tribe for the purchase of the Mattawamkeag townships


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