The Maine Historical Magazine, Volume 1

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Page 157 - To the Honorable the Senate and the Honorable the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, in General Court assembled...
Page 166 - It is very high, and notched in places, so that there is the appearance to one at sea, as of seven or eight mountains extending along near each other. The summit of the most of them is destitute of trees, as there are only rocks on them. The woods consist of pines, firs, and birches only. I named it Isle des Monts Deserts.92 The latitude is 44° 30'.
Page 7 - BANGOR, and the said town is hereby invested with all the powers, privileges and immunities which other towns in this Commonwealth do or may enjoy by law.
Page 158 - Buckfield north line four miles and two hundred fifty-four rods to the bounds first mentioned, with the inhabitants thereon, be, and they hereby are incorporated into a town by the name of Sumner.
Page 182 - ... surveying the said islands and other charges, and also the sum of 66 pounds, 7 shillings, in consolidated securities of this Commonwealth. Provided, that where any original settler has sold, or otherwise disposed of his improvements to any other person, the purchaser of such improvements, his heirs or assigns shall hold the same lands which such original settler would have held by virtue of this resolve, if there had been no such sale or disposition.
Page 124 - Litchfield and the said town is hereby vested with all the powers, privileges and immunities which other towns within this Commonwealth do or may enjoy by law.
Page 166 - The fame day we paffed alfo near to an ifland about four or five leagues long, in the neighborhood of which we juft efcaped being loft on a little rock on a level with the water, which made an opening in our barque near the keel. From this ifland to the main land on the north, the diftance is lefs than a hundred paces.
Page 183 - ... 1796, all of both islands was confirmed to settlers before January, 1784, and January, 1786. A deed of these islands from Massachusetts to Joseph Tyler et als was given February 20, 1810, recorded Vol. 4, Page 45, Mass. Deeds, Maine Land Office. The description in this deed is as follows: "All the right, title and interest of the said Commonwealth in and unto the residue of Deer and Sheep Islands in the County of Hancock aforesaid which remain after quieting the settlers on said islands in one...
Page 7 - Bristol, as described within the following bounds, with the inhabitants thereon, be, and they are hereby incorporated into a separate town by the name of Fairhaven, viz. : Beginning at the ?c™hn°'d'r'c...
Page 158 - Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court Assembled...

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