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Bethel voted on a delegate to go to a convention to discuss whether Maine should pursue becoming a state independent of Massachusetts. The convention was held in Brunswick in September 1816.
Barbour Bartlett was elected as the delegate. He ran against Eli Twitchell and Samuel Chapman.
About This Item
- Title: Delegate election results, Bethel, 1816
- Creator: Bethel, Town of
- Creation Date: 1816-09-02
- Subject Date: 1816-09-02
- Town: Bethel
- County: Oxford
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 32 cm x 20 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 406, Box 1/6
- Collection: Brunswick Convention of 1816 records
- Object Type: Text
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LC Subject Headings
- Bethel (Me.)--History
- Brunswick Convention of 1816 separation
- Political elections
- Early contact & settlement
- Personal writing
- Politicans, politics, government & law
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