PROCLAMATION OF MAINE'S STATEHOOD 1820 PRESENTED By WILLIAM KING, FIRST GOVERNOR OF MAINE

PROCLAMATION OF MAINE'S STATEHOOD 1820 PRINT- UNFRAMED
PROCLAMATION OF MAINE'S STATEHOOD 1820 PRINT- UNFRAMED
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William King, future first governor of Maine and president of the Maine Constitutional convention, signed this proclamation. It announced that Congress admitted Maine to the Union on March 3, 1820, that the Constitution- previously adopted by the residents- was now in effect, and that Maine was a state "from and after the fifteenth day of March." The proclamation is dated March 16, 1820. 11" X 14" unframed print