1763 Petition of Henry Young Brown
Source: Mrs. E.A.G. Stickney, Reminiscences of Brownfield: Short Sketches from the History of the Town [Ancestry.com] (East Brownfield, Me.: Mrs. E.A.G. Stickney, 1901), p. 1.
PROVINCE OF THE MASSACHUSETTS BAY.To his Excellency Francis Barnard, Esq., Captain General and Commander in Chief, the Honorable his Majesty's Council, and House of Representatives for said Province in General Court assembled, May, 1763.HumblyThat as there are a quantity of unappropriated Lands upon Saco River above Colonel Frye's purchase belonging to the Province, and your Memorialist, being desirous of purchasing a Township there for immediate settlement, humbly begs he may be allowed that liberty.Shows.Henry Young Brown,
And as in duty bound shall ever prayHenry Young Brown