- Item 1497 - Delegate election results, Bethel, 1816
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- Item 1497
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Bethel voted on a delegate to go to a convention to discuss whether Maine should pursue becoming a state independent of Massachusetts. The convention was held in Brunswick in September 1816.Show Details
Barbour Bartlett was elected as the delegate. He ran against Eli Twitchell and Samuel Chapman.