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Keywords: Kennebec Proprietors

Historical Items

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Item 31696

Kennebec Proprietors map, Hallowell, April 1771

Contributed by: Gerald Mahoney through Hubbard Free Library Date: 1761-06-17 Location: Hallowell Media: Ink on paper

Item 7582

Kennebec Proprietor meeting notes, Boston, 1751

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1751-12-06 Location: Boston Media: Ink on paper

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Item 7196

Charles Vaughan letter to Kennebec Proprietors, 1808

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1808-04-10 Location: Hallowell Media: Ink on paper

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Online Exhibits

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Settling along the Androscoggin and Kennebec

The Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick was a land company formed in 1714 and it set out to settle lands along the Androscoggin and Kennebec Rivers in Maine.

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Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.

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The Shape of Maine

The boundaries of Maine are the product of international conflict, economic competition, political fights, and contested development. The boundaries are expressions of human values; people determined the shape of Maine.

Site Pages

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Kennebec Proprietors Biographies

Kennebec Proprietors Biographies The Kennebec Proprietors came into being in 1749, when an association of Boston Merchants jumped into the land…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? - Page 5 of 7

… Samuel Goodwin, an early clerk for the Kennebec Proprietors, not only organized meetings, but also took the lead in company negotiations with often…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? - Page 7 of 7

Both the Pejepscot and Kennebec Proprietors sold off their remaining claims and wound up their business within a few years of the Betterment Act…