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This letter illustrates the difficulty in conducting business with Northern Maine communities in the early nineteenth century before Maine became a state. Since there was no road to Northern Maine, people, supplies and communication to Northern Maine traveled through New Brunswick, Canada.
About This Item
- Title: Letter to Joseph Houlton - June 26, 1809
- Creator: Oliver Shead
- Creation Date: 1809-06-26
- Subject Date: 1809
- Boston, Suffolk County, MA
- St. John, NB, Canada
- Eastport, MA
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 33.8 cm x 18.9 cm
- Object Type: Text
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