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Item 7350

Letter about Abenaki village raid, 1721

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1721-01-21 Location: Norridgewock; Brunswick Media: ink on paper

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Item 40445

Maine Centennial Celebration #8 parade float, Portland, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society/MaineToday Media Date: 1920-07-05 Location: Portland Media: Glass Negative

Item 7325

Letter regarding the murder of Sebastien Rasles, 1732

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1732-06-20 Location: Brunswick; Norridgewock Media: Ink on paper

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Father Rasles, the Indians and the English

Father Sebastien Rasle, a French Jesuit, ran a mission for Indians at Norridgewock and, many English settlers believed, encouraged Indian resistance to English settlement. He was killed in a raid on the mission in 1724 that resulted in the remaining Indians fleeing for Canada.

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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - People Who Called Scarborough Home - Page 2 of 4

After attending Dummer Academy, Rufus graduated from Harvard College in 1777. In 1778, he served in the Continental Army in the Rhode Island campaign…