The Maine Historical Magazine, Volume 2

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The Bangor Historical Magazine - Vol. II


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Page 198 - To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General Court assembled. The undersigned...
Page 59 - His heirs and assigns forever against the lawful claims and demands of all persons IN WITNESS WHEREOF...
Page 214 - ... life as they were doing, and some other words on the same subject. This our savages interpreted to them, at which they signified their great satisfaction, saying that no greater good could come to them than to have our friendship, and that they desired to live in peace with their enemies, and that we should dwell in their land, in order that they might in future more than ever before engage in hunting beavers, and give us a part of them in return for our providing them with things which they...
Page 57 - Massachusetts, yeoman, the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, do hereby give, grant, sell and convey to the said...
Page 212 - It is related also that there is a large, thickly settled town of savages, who are adroit and skilful, and who have cotton yarn. I am confident that most of those who mention it have not seen it, and speak of it because they have heard persons say so, who knew no more about it than they themselves.
Page 118 - Agoncy', and which is marked on some marine charts as the Grand River. Several other beautiful rivers enter into it, and upon its banks the French formerly erected a little fort about ten or twelve leagues from its mouth, which was surrounded by fresh water, and this place was named the Fort of Norumbegue.
Page 56 - Hampton, the receipt whereof we do hereby acknowledge, have given, granted, bargained, and sold, and by these presents do give, grant, bargain, sell, aliene, enfeoff, convey, and confirm unto the said Elijah H.
Page 84 - ... fifty good blankets, one hundred pounds of gunpowder, four hundred pounds of shot, six boxes of chocolate, one hundred and fifty pounds of tobacco, and fifty dollars in silver.
Page 57 - Know all men by these presents, that we, whose names are undersigned, and seals affixed, appointed a committee by a resolve of the General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, passed the 28th of October, 1783 on the subject of unappropriated lands in the County of Lincoln, and by that and other resolves of the said General Court empowered to sell and dispose of the unappropriated lands of this Commonwealth in the said County for and in consideration of the sum of three thousand pounds in the...
Page 57 - ... held in the name of the President of the United States, for the use and behoof of the said nation of Indians, the said agreement and sale being also made in the presence, and...

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