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Maine; Charles II. dying before Kirke could embark, James II. did not reappoint him......June 18, 1684 Charter being vacated, various purchases were made from the Indians; the most important, known as the Pejepscot purchase, was made by Richard Wharton, and covered lands lying between Cape Small-point and Maquoit, thence northward on the west side of the Androscoggin, 4 miles in width to the Upper falls, and 5 miles on the other side of the river down to Merry-meeting bay ......July 7, 168, 1813 Extent of Pejepscot purchase is declared according to the resolve of the General Court, March 8, 1787, that Twenty-mile Falls, 20 miles above Brunswick, are the uppermost Great Falls in the Androscoggin River referred to in the deed to Wharton, dated July 7, 1684; matter settled......1814 Fort Sullivan, in Eastport, under command of Maj. Perley Putnam, surrenders to a British force from Halifax......July 11, 1814 Fort at Castine destroyed by its garrison on the approach of a Bri