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Argument for Maine Statehood Broadside

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1604-sc

Broadside signed by residents of Pittston, Maine, arguing for the separation of the District of Maine from Massachusetts and suggesting that the legislature authorize a convention of delegates from all towns in the district "to declare the sense of their constituents, to frame a constitution ... and to do and transact all things ... necessary to the ... establishment of a separate and independent state."

Signed on verso Feb. 9, 1803 by David Cobb, president of the Massachusetts Senate, and members of the House of Representatives.

Dates

  • 1803

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in repository.

Extent

1 broadside (36 x 30 cm)

General

Printed document completed in ms.

General No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Argument for Maine Statehood Broadside
Status
No additional box or folder list for this small collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686