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Maine Patriot & State Gazette...Extra. Doctor Rose's Vindication, Daniel Rose Sep 1830

Maine Patriot & State Gazette...Extra. Doctor Rose's Vindication, Daniel Rose

Maine Bicentennial

The broadsheet publication includes text of Dr. Daniel Rose's defense in response to charges of misappropriated funds in the process of constructing the Maine State Prison at Thomaston.

In February 1822, Dr. Daniel Rose, John Chandler, and William Pitt Preble were appointed by the Maine State Legislature to begin researching the construction of the new state prison. In February 1823, Dr. Rose was appointed the agent to oversee construction of the prison.

Among controversies discussed in the newspaper extra, was purchase of the 10 acre tract of land on which the prison was built from former Governor William King ...


Militia Commission Of Isaiah K. Safford As Lieutenant, Jonathan G. Hunton, Isaiah K. Safford, Edward Russell Sep 1830

Militia Commission Of Isaiah K. Safford As Lieutenant, Jonathan G. Hunton, Isaiah K. Safford, Edward Russell

Maine Bicentennial

Commission of Isaiah K. Safford of Dexter, as a Lieutenant of a Company of Infantry in the Third Regiment, in the First Brigade and Third Division of the Militia of the State of Maine, by Governor Jonathon G. Hunton., September 8, 1830.


Report Of The Committee Of Elections, And Statement Of The Minority Of The Said Committee, In The Case Of Andrew Roberts, Claiming To Hold A Seat In The House Of Representatives As A Member From The Town Of Waterborough, 10th Legislature Of Maine Jan 1830

Report Of The Committee Of Elections, And Statement Of The Minority Of The Said Committee, In The Case Of Andrew Roberts, Claiming To Hold A Seat In The House Of Representatives As A Member From The Town Of Waterborough, 10th Legislature Of Maine

Maine Bicentennial

A report by the Committee of this House on Contested Elections, to whom has been referred by order of the House, the Memorial of Andrew Robert’s, claiming his right to sit and vote as a member of this House, and that he has been duly elected by the town of Waterborough to represent the same in this House the present year, and to whom has likewise been referred the remonstrance of William Thing and twenty eight others, legal voters of said town of Waterborough against the election of said Roberts as a Representative of said town.


Report Of The Committee Of Elections, In The Case Of Joseph C. Small, Claiming To Hold A Seat In The House Of Representatives As A Member From The District Composed Of The Towns Of Unity, Burnham & Troy, 10th Legislature Of Maine Dec 1829

Report Of The Committee Of Elections, In The Case Of Joseph C. Small, Claiming To Hold A Seat In The House Of Representatives As A Member From The District Composed Of The Towns Of Unity, Burnham & Troy, 10th Legislature Of Maine

Maine Bicentennial

A report the Committee of this House on Contested Elections, to whom was referred the remonstrance of Phineas S. Bennet, of the town of Troy, against the election of Joseph C. Small, and against the right of said Small to a seat in this House, as the Representative from the representative district composed of the towns of Unity, Troy, and Burnham, and claiming to himself the rights of a Representative of said District, founded on a prior election.