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Item 7309

Thomas Burnham deposition against Rachel Clinton

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: circa 1690

Media: Ink on paper

Item 28846

Portrait of Sir William Phipps, ca. 1691

Contributed by: Maine State Museum

Date: circa 1691

Media: Oil on Canvas

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Map of coastal Maine forts, 1723

The Devil and the Wilderness

Anglo-Americans in northern New England sometimes interpreted their own anxieties about the Wilderness, their faith, and their conflicts with Native Americans as signs that the Devil and his handmaidens, witches, were active in their midst.