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Letter from Committee of Bangor, 1832

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A letter from the Committee of Bangor to the Select-men of Houlton expressing their fear that Irish immigrants traveling up the Saint John River and passing through Houlton on their way to Bangor may be carrying disease, perhaps cholera, and that these Irish immigrants should be stopped by force if necessary.

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  • Title: Letter from Committee of Bangor, 1832
  • Creator: Committee of Bangor
  • Creation Date: 1832-07-03
  • Subject Date: 1832-07-03
  • Town: Bangor, Fredericton, Houlton, St. John
  • County: Aroostook, Penobscot
  • State: ME, NB
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 30 cm x 18.8 cm
  • Object Type: Text

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