Hope Historic Modern society, 2020. 439 internet pages.
Transcription of ledger in the Scarce Ebook Assortment, Lillian Goldman Legislation Library, Yale Legislation College. Reward of Lois S. Montbertrand, Yale Legislation College Course of 1985. Ledger contains details about the transform of identify from Barrettstown Plantation to Hope in 1804, and later on details on the problem of separation from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The last vote, on July 26, 1819, favored separation, though before votes experienced been towards it. The town of Hope despatched a delegate to the Constitutional Convention in Portland in October 1819. In 1820 the condition of Maine was created. Town clerks talked about in the ledger: Samuel Reeves, 1804 Almond Gushe, 1805 Matthew Beveridge, 1806 Solomon Harwood, 1830 Asa Payson, 1835 Henry Hobbs, 1837, 1841 Abner Dunton Jr., 1839, 1842.