William Williamson to Joseph Williamson on the final vote for separation, Boston, 1819

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

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Letter from William Williamson to his brother Joseph regarding Massachusetts' final Maine separation act in 1819.

Separation was debated heavily in the Massachusetts General Court during the month of June 1819. This letter from William D. Williamson, a Massachusetts Congressman representing the District of Maine, explains the process and the final vote tallies.


About This Item

  • Title: William Williamson to Joseph Williamson on the final vote for separation, Boston, 1819
  • Creator: Williamson, William Durkee
  • Creation Date: 1819-06-17
  • Subject Date: 1819
  • Town: Boston
  • County: Suffolk
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. S-182
  • Object Type: Text

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