Gov. John Fairfield letter about Madawaska, 1840
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
This letter from Governor John Fairfield to Rufus McIntyre, a land agent in Bangor, describes some of the problems arising with settlers in Madawaska.
The letter is dated Dec. 15, 1840.
Governor Fairfield refers to a letter he has received from Sir John Harvey, the Governor of New Brunswick, which lists insulting behavior to Francis Rice from the settlers and, particularly, Ian McLaughlin near Fish River.
- Title: Gov. John Fairfield letter about Madawaska, 1840
- Creator: Fairfield, John
- Creation Date: 1840-12-15
- Subject Date: 1840-12-15
- Town: Bangor, Madawaska, Saco
- County: Aroostook, Penobscot, York
- State: ME, NB
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. S-79 Misc. box 2/19
- Object Type: Text
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LC Subject Headings
Fairfield, John --Letters
Aroostook War, 1839
Northeast boundary of the United States
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