Petition for incorporation of Milo, Maine provides signature of Aaron Day

A visit to the Maine State Archives last week provided the following priceless document:

Signatures of those petitioning for the incorporation of Milo, Maine

Signatures of those petitioning for the incorporation of Milo, Maine

To the honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Maine in Legislature assembled January 1823.

The undersigned Inhabitants of the Township  No. three i the seventh range of Township north of the Waldo Patent in the County of Penobscott Respectfully request that we labour under all the inconveniences incident to the unincorporated places To remedy which they respectfully request the Hon. Senate & House of Representatives to incorporate the said township into a town by the name of Milo with  the powers privileges and immunities which other Towns in this State injoy as in duty bound we ever pray

Benjamin Sargent

Stephen Snow

Moses Snow

Lemuel Shipley

Theople Sargent

John W Tompson

Henry B Sargent

Winborn A Swett

Ichabod W Mitchell

Daniel Cook

James Whidden

James H. Haines

Lemuel Y Shipley

George W Whidden

Asa W Bump

Luther Keen

Isaac Harding

Josiah Swett

Jacob Mayo

Elijah Johnston

Solemon Howlier

Isaac Pray

John Whidden

Samuel Livermore

Aaron Day

 


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