Contributed by Maine Historical Society
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.
About This Item
- 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
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Indians of North America--Maine
- Missionaries, French--Maine
- Passamaquoddy Indians
- Penobscot Indians
- Strong, Caleb, 1745-1819--Correspondence
- Native Americans
- Passamaquoddy Tribe
- Penobscot Tribe
- Porpoise hunting
- Strong, William
- William Strong
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