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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Custom-house, (search)
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Dean, John Ward, 1815- (search)
Dean, John Ward, 1815- Historian; born in Wiscasset, Me., March 13, 1815; became librarian of the New England Historical Genealogical Society, and edited 9 volumes of its Register. He has also written Memoir of Rev. Nathaniel Ward; Michael Wigglesworth; Story of the embarkation of Cromwell and his friends for New England, etc.
reaty of 1725 made with Indians at Falmouth by commission from Massachusetts......Oct. 16, 1749 Indians attack Fort Richmond, on the Kennebec, but, hearing that the garrison had been reinforced, they retire, but attack Dresden, Swain Island, Wiscasset, Sheepscot, and Georgetown, and withdraw with twenty or thirty captives......Sept. 11-25, 1750 Commissioners meet the Indians at St. George's Fort, Aug. 3, and proclaim a cessation of hostilities......Sept. 3, 1751 New Castle incorporateduseag, a precinct of Georgetown, the birthplace of Sir William Phipps, first royal governor of the Massachusetts provinces, erected into a town by the name of Woolwich......Oct. 20, 1759 Pownalborough, embracing the present towns of Dresden, Wiscasset, Alna, and Swan Island, is incorporated......Feb. 13, 1760 Peace made with the remnant of the Indian tribes in the vicinity of Fort Pownal......April 29, 1760 General court establishes the counties of Cumberland (that part of Maine betw