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Pere Pole was Abenaki, part of the larger Wabanaki communities living in and around the Pejepscot Purchase land claim. In this paper he gives information about the area, specifically names for the Androscoggin River.
About This Item
- Title: Pere Pole deposition, 1792
- Creator: Pere Pole
- Creation Date: 1792-05-19
- Subject Date: 1792-05-19
- Location: Sandy River, Somerset County, ME
- Media: Paper and ink
- Dimensions: 16 cm x 21 cm
- Local Code: Coll. S-5829, Misc. Box 147/5
- Object Type: Text and Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Abenaki Tribe
- Androscoggin River (N.H. and Me.)--History
- Indians of North America--Maine-Abenaki
- Pejepscot Proprietors
- Pejepscot Purchase Co.
- Early contact & settlement
- Merrymeeting Bay
- Moses Harding
- Moses Harling
- Native American geographic names
- Native Americans
- Personal writing
- Ten Mile Falls
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