Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Deposition given to the Pejepscot Company by William Hiscock, Eliab Eaton and William Read regarding Pere Pole's character. Pere Pole, a local Native American, provided descriptions of local rivers within the Pejepscot Land Grant as part of a court case brought against the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The Pejepscot Company was also known as the Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick or the Pejepscot Proprietors.
About This Item
- Title: Deposition reagarding the charcter of Pere Pole, 1792
- Creator: Starling, Moses
- Creation Date: 1792-05-19
- Subject Date: 1792-05-19
- County: Androscoggin, Sagadahoc
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 15 cm x 19 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 61, Box 5 v7 fl 16
- Collection: Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick Pejepscot Proprietors papers
- Object Type: Text
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Abenaki Indians (Me.)
- Androscoggin River (N.H. and Me.)--History
- Indians of North America--Maine--Abenaki--Depositions
- Land grants
- Land settlement
- Pejepscot Purchase Company--Depositions
- Proprietors Of The Township of Brunswick--Records and correspondence
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