French missionary Romagne to Governor Caleb Strong about Wabanaki land grant, Dennysville, 1801

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This 1801 letter was written to Governor Caleb Strong from a French missionary named Romagne working with the Penobscot and Passamaquoddy Indians near Dennysville.

The missionary sought protection and a grant of land for the Passamaquoddy Tribe at Pleasant Point, where they traditionally hunted porpoises.

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  • Title: French missionary Romagne to Governor Caleb Strong about Wabanaki land grant, Dennysville, 1801
  • Creation Date: 1801-01-02
  • Subject Date: 1801-01-02
  • Town: Dennysville, Pleasant Point
  • County: Washington
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 74, Box 1/5
  • Collection: William Scott Southgate papers
  • Object Type: Text

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