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Object Name Petition
Accession number CHRC 2011.2
Scope & Content Photocopy of original petition in the National Archives. Petition to United States Congress dated 14 December 1832 signed by citizens of Camden requesting a lighthouse on Negro (Curtis) Island. A transcription of the document is also available.
Collection CHRC - Curtis Island Collection
Catalog Number CHRC 2011.2.5
Title Petition to US Congress for Lighthouse
Date 14 December 1832
Dates of Creation December 1832
Search Terms Camden
Curtis Island
Curtis Island Lighthouse
Maine
Negro Island
Subjects Lighthouses
Petitions
Other number 2000-CI-005-OC