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    The Exodus of the Loyalists from Penobscot to Passamaquoddy

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    Contents: The loss of old Fort Pownall by the Americans -- The departure of Colonel Thomas Goldthwait -- The project establishing a new military post on the Penobscot -- Knox\u27s plan for a loyalist province between the Penobscot and the St. Croix -- John Nutting and the British expedition to establish the post -- The unsuccessful siege of the new post by the Americans -- The behavior of the local inhabitants during the siege -- Removal of American refugees to the post -- The missions of John Nutting and Dr. John Caleff to England -- The constitution proposed for the loyalist province -- The plan to settle the Penobscot country with loyalists from New York -- The growth of the refugee population at Penobscot -- Refusal of the Americans to give up the Penobscot country at the peace -- Removal of the loyalists from Penobscot to Passamaquoddy -- Surveyor General Robert Morse at Passamaquoddy -- Contention between Massachusetts and the loyalists over the Passamaquoddy region -- The loyalist settlement on St. Andrews Point, and its activities -- The town plot and grantees of St. Andrews -- Church and school at St. Andrews -- Extent of the grants at Passamaquoddy to the Penobscot Associated Loyalists; the settlements founded -- St. George\u27s Town -- Settlements formed by loyalists from localities other than Penobscot -- The town of St. Stephen -- Settlements on the Digdeguash in the Parish of St. Patrick -- Settlements on the lower Magaguadavic and the L\u27Etang -- The settlement of the Royal Fencible Americans on the west side of the lower Magaguadavic -- The settlement of Pennsylvania Quakers at Pennfield -- The occupation of the small harbors east of Pennfield -- The settlement of the Cape Ann Association in the Parish of St. David -- The loyalist settlers on the Island of Grand Manan -- The loyalist settlers on the Island of Campobello -- The loyalist occupants and settlers of Deer Island -- Loyalist settlers on the smaller islands -- The census of 1784; occupations of the settlers -- Increase of the population to 1803 -- Creation of the district court and the townships at Passamaquoddy -- The boundary dispute -- The boundary commission and its decision -- Contention over the islands in Passamaquoddy Bay -- The island commission and its verdic

    Reports of the selectmen and superintending school committee of the town of Plymouth, for the year ending March 1, 1867.

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    This is an annual report containing vital statistics for a town/city in the state of New Hampshire

    Reports of the selectmen, town treasurer, and superintending school committee of the town of Plymouth, for the year ending March first, 1870.

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    This is an annual report containing vital statistics for a town/city in the state of New Hampshire

    Maine NOW Times (Summer 1996)

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    Reports of the selectmen, treasurer, and superintending school committee of the town of Bridgewater, for the year ending March 1, 1884.

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    This is an annual report containing vital statistics for a town/city in the state of New Hampshire

    New Ireland: Men in Pursuit of a Forlorn Hope, 1779-1784

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    The article discusses the unsuccessful efforts put forth to establish a British military base in Penobscot Bay near Castine. This was to aid the British efforts to put down the revolution as well as to make a place of haven for refugee American Loyalists

    Braunschweig and Ansbach-Bayreuth Troops at Fort George, Penobscot, during the American Revolutionary War

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    Fort George, Penobscot, a British Fortification during the American Revolutionary War was reinforced with German troops. Why Fort George was important to the Crown and who these German troops were to help secure the fort is the focus of this article. Contents: Introduction -- French Interest in Fort George -- End of Hostilities in North America but Continued French Interest in Fort George -- Braunschweig Troops at Fort George -- Ansbach-Bayreuth Troops at Fort George -- Did Time in the British Service in North America Influence the Germans\u27 Future? -- Conclusio

    Additon, Errol oral history interview

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    The Additon family moved to Leeds, Maine in 1790 and established a farm. Errol Additon did not grow up on the farm, but he and his family have owned land on it for the last 40 years. Additon is one of three Town Selectmen for Leeds
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