Creator(s)

Peter Avery

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Contributing Institution

Maine State Archives

Document Type

Text

Identifier

29134-F051

Description

Report of Peter Avery, agent for the Passamaquoddy Tribe, regarding the census and the conditions at Pleasant Point in Perry and at Peter Denny's Point in Indian Township. References the act of "digging knees" as a primary source of support for the tribe. Knees are a shipbuilding and housewright term referring to the bend where the trunk of a tree meets the supporting roots. See attached PDF.

Exact Creation Date

1-1853

Language

English

Location

Washington County; Calais; Machias; Perry; Pleasant Point; Robbinston

Other Location

Louis Island; Penobscot River

Keywords

Wabanaki; Native Americans; Indians; Passamaquoddy Tribe

Disciplines

History | Indigenous Studies | United States History

1853  Report of Agent Peter Avery on the Passamaquoddy census and the conditions at Pleasant Point in Perry and at Indian Township


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