Definition of Passamaquody
1. Noun. A member of the Algonquian people related to the Malecite and living in northeastern Maine and New Brunswick.
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Literary usage of Passamaquody
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Collections of the Maine Historical Society by Maine Historical Society (1916)
"This may Certify that the subscriber has been acquainted at Passamaquody for Eleven Years Back where he has resided most of the time part of which was on ..."
2. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1905)
"Monday ye 2d a Grate number of Indians came in from Passamaquody. Fryday ye 6th Capt Hart Casel come & we finished of 63 thousand of H shingles & ye Col. ..."
3. A Popular History of the United States: From the First Discovery of the by William Cullen Bryant, Sydney Howard Gay (1883)
"After sailing up Minus Bay, they crossed the Bay of Fundy, entered Passamaquody Bay, and on a little island which they named St. Croix, in the1 river now ..."
4. The American Catholic Historical Researches edited by Martin Ignatius Joseph Griffin, William Leo Joseph Griffin (1899)
"139 says : " These Passamaquody Indians, together with the ... the original of which was given to me as a present by the Passamaquody Indians at ..."
5. The Baxter Manuscripts by James Phinney Baxter (1907)
"... ablest Men to proceed East so far as Passamaquody or the Mouth of S* Croix River in two small Vessels provided for that Purpose to be under the Command ..."
6. The Baxter Manuscripts by James Phinney Baxter (1914)
"... Eigth day of December: 1781 —being at an Anchor at a Place called the Narrows near Passamaquody we saw a small schooner under sail standing toward us, ..."