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Manuscript map #66 of Flying Point at Maquoit Bay in Freeport. The map was commissioned by the Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick, also known as the Pejepscot Proprietors, which was a large land company formed in Massachusetts to colonize present-day Maine. The company was comprised of some of the most politically influential and wealthy merchants in New England.
About This Item
- Title: Flying Point at Maquoit Bay, Freeport, ca. 1770
- Creator: Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick
- Creation Date: circa 1770
- Subject Date: circa 1770
- Freeport, Cumberland County, ME
- Brunswick, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 29 cm x 30 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 61, Map 66
- Collection: Pejepscot Proprietors papers
- Object Type: Text
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Freeport (Me.)--Maps
- Land companies
- Land grants--Maine
- Land settlement--Maine--Freeport
- Maine--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
- Pejepscot Company--Records and correspondence--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
- Real property--Maine--Freeport
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