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d on the Aroostook, at a place called New Sweden, where, in one year, about 600 Swedes, aided by the State, had settled upon 20,000 acres of land. They have their own municipal organization and schools, in which one of the chief studies is the English language. See United States, Maine, in vol. IX. governors. (Prior to 1820 Maine was a part of Massachusetts.) Name.Term. William King1820 to 1821 William D. Williamson1821 Albion K. Parris1822 to 1826 Enoch Lincoln1827 to 1829 Nathan Cutler1829 Jonathan G. Hutton1830 to 1831 Samuel Emerson Smith1831 to 1833 Robert P. Dunlap1834 to 1837 Edward Kent1838 to 1839 John Fairfield1839 to 1840 Edward Kent1840 to 1841 John Fairfield1841 to 1843 Edward Kavanagh1843 to 1844 Hugh J. Anderson1844 to 1847 John W. Dana1847 to 1850 John Hubbard1850 to 1853 William G. Crosby1853 to 1855 Anson P. Morrill1855 to 1856 Samuel Wells1856 to 1857 Hannibal Hamlin1857 Joseph H. Williams1857 to 1858 Governors-continued. Name.Term
ociety incorporated......Feb. 5, 1822 Last meeting of commissioners to determine the northern and northeastern boundary of Maine held at New York. (They disagree, and subsequently the matter is referred to William, King of the Netherlands)......April 13, 1822 Wild lands in Maine surveyed and divided between Maine and Massachusetts......1826 Boundary north and east of Maine referred to William, King of the Netherlands, for settlement......Jan. 12, 1829 Governor Lincoln dying, Nathan Cutler, president of the Senate, succeeds him......Oct. 8, 1829 Cumberland and Oxford Canal, from Portland to Sebago Pond, completed......1829 William, King of the Netherlands, recommends as the boundary of Maine a line due north from the source of the St. Croix to the river St. John; thence in the middle of that river through the St. Francis to its source, and thence along the highlands southwesterly to mile tree and head of the Connecticut River......Jan. 10, 1831 Capital removed fro
ming his right at the boarding-house and his left resting at the Episcopal church. Here the gallant men and boys impatiently awaited the arrival of the enemy. The Federal command consisted of a battalion of the Second Maine cavalry under Maj. Nathan Cutler, of Augusta, Me., and several companies, of deserters, the so-called First regiment of Florida Union troops, and two full companies of ferocious Louisiana negroes, in all about 600, under the command of Brigadier-General Ashboth. About t scattered in every direction, every man for himself, pursued by the Maine cavalry who kept up a steady fire upon them. The casualties on the Federal side were Captain Adams and o men of the Second Maine cavalry, killed. General Ashboth and Maj. N. Cutler were seriously wounded, and about 25 enlisted men wounded. The loss on our side was about 60 killed, burned and wounded. About 50 of the Confederates succeeded in crossing the Chipola river and tore up the bridge. Captain Miller, quarterma