The Maine Historical Magazine, Volume 7

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The Bangor Historical Magazine - Vol. VII

Contents

The first Steam Railroad in Maive and New England X Removals from office for Political lieasons in Maine 1808
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Record of Attorneys admitted to practice in the Supreme Judicial Courts of Maine 1801 to 1819
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The First Court House in Penobscot County now the City Hall in Bangor
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Major Joseph Wallace of Harrington Me 1763 to 1820
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Brewer Early FamiliesKingsbury 236
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Settlement of Estates in Lincoln County 177378
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Capture of Sloops Sally and Freeport of Sullivan in the War of 181213
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Memoir of Thomas Josselyn of Hingham Mass and his Family 16357
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Early Settlements on Mount Desert
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Rev Benjamin Lord the first Baptist Minister of Ellsworth XXXII NOTESEastern Indians Ship Wreck 1762 William H McCrillis Solomon Cushing G...
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Cornwallis Nova Scotia and Machias 222
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Hancock County Revolutionary Pensioners 98
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Little Rev Daniel of Wells His Journal 177288 40
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Longfellu v Jonathan and Family Machias 1767
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Longfellow Nathan Items from His Account Book 177885
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Governors of Maine 1820 to 1892
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Henry B Cleaves
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Samuel Jones Jr and Family of Robbinston
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General John Blakes Letters and Papers Continued from Vol VI page 164 Gen Henry Sewall 1812 Gen Wm Donnison 1812 William Abbott 1814
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Daniel Webster and his visits to Bangor 1804 and 1835
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Petition for a Military Company in Bangor and Orrington 1805
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Lincoln County Deeds Abstracts from the Early Records Washington County
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William Hasey an Early Settler in Bangor 17811844 His Statement 1844
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