Letter concerning organization of new State of Maine, 1820

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Henry Sewall of Augusta wrote to his son, William, about the organization of the state, newly separated from Massachusetts. He describes the courts, sheriffs, and other officials, and discusses the militia. He also reports on family news.

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  • Title: Letter concerning organization of new State of Maine, 1820
  • Creator: Henry Sewall
  • Creation Date: 1820-08-31
  • Subject Date: 1820
  • Location: Augusta, Kennebec County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 2142, Box 1/3
  • Collection: Sewall family letters
  • Object Type: Text

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