The convention met to consider the grievances expressed by the inhabitants of York, Cumberland, and Lincoln counties, and to draft a petition to the General Court of Massachusetts for establishing those counties as a separate state. Includes also the text of the petition drafted, and the "List of grievances, stated by the convention held at Falmouth, January 4, 1786." Signed: By order of the convention. William Gorham, president. Thomas Baker Wait was the only printer active at Portland in 1786. Text in two columns.