REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE; Appointed by the Aldermen of the City of Portland to investigate the causes and consequences of The Riot, on the evening of June 2, 1855

Portland: Benjamin C Peck, 1855. First edn. 8vo, pp. 60. Bound in yellow printed wraps, some foxing and toning, a very good copy. Item #57411

The Portland Rum Riot, also called the Maine Law Riot, was a brief but violent period of civil unrest that occurred in Portland, Maine on June 2, 1855, in response to the Maine law which prohibited the sale and manufacture of alcohol in the state from 1851.

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