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William P. Parrott Journal, 1839 (Page 34-35)

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34. Roll of Men Enlisted by Henry Williamson April 22. Parkman

Adams, Macomber, Jan. 22, Deserted William Brewster, Jan. 22, Deserted John H. [?], July 20, Discharged John Washburn, June 22, dis[charged] sick Samuel Watson, June 22, deserted Gideon Southword, June 22, deserted Henry Rollins, June 22, deserted Henry Hinkley, June 22, deserted Alfred Walker, June 22, deserted Alfred Banks, June 22, deserted Blanchard Austin, June 22, deserted John Randall, June 22, deserted Ichabod Rollins, Jr., June 22, deserted Seth Ring, June 22, deserted Thomas Rollins, June 22, deserted Wesley Harrington, June 22, deserted John Watson, June 22, deserted Samuel Rogers, June 22, deserted Thomas Lombard, June 22, deserted Reuben Drake, June 22, deserted Ancil Littlefield, June 22, deserted William Watson, June 22, deserted Moses G. Palmer, June 22, deserted Daniel Pease, June 22, deserted Josiah Farrar, June 22, deserted Bradbury Lowell, June 22, dis[charged] sick Calvin W. Colton, June 22, dis[charged] sick Francis Woodman, June 22, dis[charged] sick

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35. The following men have been discharged from this post for causes which are set against their names.

July 15th John L. Van [Borkvit?], Lazyness, Shirking, etc Oct. 12 Jackson Corson, Lazyness and Neglect of duty Oct. 12 Thomas Moore June 30 Horace Pullen, Intoxication, Neglect of Duty, etc June 30 Lyman Pullen, Intoxication, Neglect of Duty, etc August 6 Philipps Pollard, Lazyness, Shirking, etc etc etc etc etc Oct. 13 Jacob Camber, Drunkiness & Lazyness, etc

Description: William P. Parrott served as the Assistant Land Agent for the State of Maine under Rufus McIntire, the Land Agent. During the Aroostook War Parrott was stationed in Fort Fairfield. The journal includes entries written by Parrott between April and November of 1839, but also includes copies of Parrott's correspondence.

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Language: English

Date: 1839

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