Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Indian sagamores Warumbee, Darumkin, Nimbanizett, Neonongansket, WeconDomhegon, and Wihikermett signed over lands in the Merrymeeting Bay, Androscoggin and Kennebec river areas to Richard Wharton for a settlement.
The deed is often called the "Worumbo" deed. The land in question was formerly owned by Thomas Purchase.
About This Item
- Title: Indian deed granting lands to Richard Wharton, 1684
- Creation Date: 1684-07-07
- Subject Date: 1684-07-07
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. S-1280, Misc. Box 61/6
- Object Type: Text
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Androscoggin River (NH. and Me.)--History
- Deeds--Maine--Cumberland County--17th century
- Indians of North America--Maine
- Indians of North America--Maine--Land tenure
- Indians of North America--Maine--Trade
- Indians of North America--New England--History--17th century
- Kennebec River (Me.)--History
- Names, Indian
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