Letter about living conditions in Aroostook County, ca. 1845

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Unsigned letter describing life in Aroostook County soon after the settlement of the boundary dispute in 1842. The author describes difficulties in farming, transportation, and the lack of schools and law enforcement.

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About This Item

  • Title: Letter about living conditions in Aroostook County, ca. 1845
  • Creation Date: circa 1845
  • Subject Date: circa 1845
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME, NB
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. S-5108, Misc. Box 109/37
  • Object Type: Text

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