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Delegate election results, Bethel, 1816

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Delegate election results, Bethel, 1816

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Bethel voted on a delegate to go to a convention to discuss whether Maine should pursue becoming a state independent of Massachusetts. The convention was held in Brunswick in September 1816.

Barbour Bartlett was elected as the delegate. He ran against Eli Twitchell and Samuel Chapman.

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  • Title: Delegate election results, Bethel, 1816
  • Creator: Bethel, Town of
  • Creation Date: 1816-09-02
  • Subject Date: 1816-09-02
  • Town: Bethel
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 32 x 20
  • Local Code: Coll. 406, Box 1/6
  • Object Type: Text

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