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Category: People, National Figures, Mowatt, Henry

Historical Items

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Item 6775

Copy of letter from Capt. Mowat to Adm. Graves, 1775

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1775 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 6777

Capt. Mowat's warning to Falmouth, 1775

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1775-11-16 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Item 16128

Painted map of destroyed Falmouth Neck, 1775

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1775-10-18 Location: Portland Media: Painted gesso

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Liberty Threatened: Maine in 1775

At Lexington and Concord, on April 19, 1775, British troops attempted to destroy munitions stored by American colonists. The battles were the opening salvos of the American Revolution. Shortly, the conflict would erupt in Maine.