Resolution to send troops to Madawaska region, 1839
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
The Maine State Legislature passed this resolution to authorize troops to be sent north to deal with "trespassers" into Maine.
This military action is called the Aroostook War, although there was no bloodshed.
The Northeast boundary dispute was resolved by the Webster-Ashburton Treaty of 1842.
- Title: Resolution to send troops to Madawaska region, 1839
- Creator: Maine State Legislature
- Creation Date: 1839-01-23
- Subject Date: 1839-01-23
- Town: Augusta
- County: Kennebec
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 8 Box 1/6
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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