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Letter about living conditions in Aroostook County, ca. 1845

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Letter about living conditions in Aroostook County, ca. 1845 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 8, page 251-252.

In this unsigned letter, ca. 1845, the author discusses the settling of Aroostook County and problems there.

The letter mentions the flight of French-Canadian immigrants from Nova Scotia, and describes their distinctive culture.

Problems included a lack of roads in the area.

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