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Finding Katahdin Document Packets, Chapter 5, Section 1

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Deed of land in Cape Elizabeth

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Deed of land in Cape Elizabeth / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 5, page 128-129.

In early colonial Maine, land was obtained differently than it is today. The first settlers received royal charters for land or bartered for land with Indians.

It was only when much of the land was settled that property was bought and sold in the way it is today.

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