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Concert Of Sacred Music, Bangor Mozart Society, Samuel Chapple, John Beaumont, George Frideric Handel, John Whitaker, Frederick Granger, James Kent Dec 1824

Concert Of Sacred Music, Bangor Mozart Society, Samuel Chapple, John Beaumont, George Frideric Handel, John Whitaker, Frederick Granger, James Kent

Maine Bicentennial

Lyrics sheet for a concert of sacred music performed by the Bangor Mozart Society on April 19, 1825.


Mr. Daveis' Address, On The Commemoration At Fryeburg, Charles Samuel Daveis Dec 1824

Mr. Daveis' Address, On The Commemoration At Fryeburg, Charles Samuel Daveis

Maine Bicentennial

In 1721, representatives of the Mi'kmaq, Maliseet, and Abenaki people approached English officials in Massachusetts to insist that European settlers encroaching on native lands, withdraw. The English insisted that France ceded to them all land east of the Kennebec as far as the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Ultimately, Governor Samuel Shute declared war against the Wabanaki Confederacy on July 25, 1722.

The war became known as Dummer's War after the Massachusetts' Lt. Governor who lead the English war effort. Though the Wabanaki Confederacy managed to inflict significant losses on European settlers, English soldiers retaliated, launching a particularly vicious ...