Collections of the Piscataquis County Historical Society Volume 1

Collections of the Piscataquis County Historical Society Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1910 edition. Excerpt: ...and by canoe much of the way; they then "returned through the wilderness by the way they came." One of the results of their mission was the following proclamation by the Governor of Maine: "Whereas it has been made known to this State, that one _of its citizens has been conveyed from it, by a Foreign Power, to a gaol in the Province of New Brunswick; and that many trespasses have been committed by inhabitants of the same Province upon the sovereignty of Maine and the rights of those she is bound to protect. "Be it also known, that, relying on the government and people of the Union, the proper exertion will be applied to obtain reparation and security. "Those, therefore, suffering wrong, or threatened with it, and those interested by sympathy, on account of the violation of our territory and immunities, are exhorted to forbearance and peace, so that the preparations for preventing the removal of our land marks, and guarding the sacred and inestimable rights of American citizens may not be embarrassed by any unauthorized acts. ENOCH LINCOLN. Portland, November 9, 1827." The Legislature of 1828 also passed this resolve: "Whereas the sovereignty of this State has been repeatedly violated by the acts of the agents and ofiicers of the Government of the British Province of New Brunswick, and that government, by its agents and ofiicers, has wantonly and injuriously harassed the citizens of this State, residing on the North Eastern frontier of the same, and within its limits, by assuming to exercise jurisdiction over them, in issuing and executing civil and criminal process against them, by which their property has been seized, and some of them arrested and conveyed out of the State, and subjected to the...
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  • Paperback | 146 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 272g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236857259
  • 9781236857255