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Pirates in the Caribbean... Maine's constitution is adopted...
Item # 623259
November 5, 1819
NEW YORK SPECTATOR, Nov. 5, 1819
* Pirate William Mitchell
* Maine Constitution adopted
Page 3 has a somewhat brief report noting that: "The Constitution for the state of Maine was adopted in the Convention on Thursday..." with a bit more. This was an important step in its quest for statehood which would happen Just 4 months later. Pg. 3 also has: "The Pirate Mitchell" being a report from Cuba noting: "This celebrated character has made his appearance off our coast...The leader or captain of the pirates proved to be Mitchell...loss of the pirates was 2 killed..." and more.
Four pages, very nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War