. Wentworth to the Committee of the Kennebec Purchase, 19 Oct. 1769, PRO
, Treas. 1:471, fols. 149–150. The Proprietors' letter is in 1 Kennebec Purchase Letter
Book 26–27, MeHi
. For another statement of their position, see James Bowdoin to Thomas Pownall, 29
Sept. 1772, 1 Bowdoin-Temple Papers
(9 MHS, Colls.
, 6th ser.) 296 (1897).
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2016.