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Samuel Whiting letter on occupation of Castine, 1814

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Samuel Whiting letter on occupation of Castine, 1814 / Maine Historical Society

Samuel Whiting of Bangor wrote to William King of Bath recommending militia action to oust the British from Castine.

The British occupied the coastal community during the War of 1812 and Whiting noted that sentiment of residents, who had hoped for financial advantage from the occupation, had shifted.

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