Contributed by Maine Historical Society
This deposition by Pere Pole, part of the Abenaki communities of what is now Maine, provided information about the names along the Androscoggin River used by Wabanaki peoples.
Josiah Little requested this deposition be taken as part of a legal case against the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
About This Item
- Title: Pere Pole deposition, Hallowell, 1793
- Creator: Pere Pole
- Creation Date: 1793-07-19
- Subject Date: 1793-07-19
- Location: Hallowell, Kennebec County, ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 61, fl. 16, v7 504a
- Collection: Pejepscot Proprietors papers
- Object Type: Text and Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Abenaki Tribe--Depositions
- Androscoggin River (N.H. and Me.)--History
- Indians of North America--Maine--Abenaki
- Land grants--Maine
- Pejepscot Proprietors
- Pejepscot Purchase Co.
- geographic place names
- Indian names
- Native American geographic names
- Native Americans
- Nature, geography & animals
- Personal writing
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230
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