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Historical Items

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Item 112088

Pejepscot Company Records, Volume 5, 1673-1856

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1673–1856 Location: Brunswick; Topsham Media: Ink on paper

Item 112089

Pejepscot Company Records, Volume 6, 1730-1821

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1730–1821 Location: Boothbay Harbor; Bowdoinham; Brunswick; Harspwell Media: Ink on paper

Item 20498

Pejepscot Paper Mill during the 1936 flood

Contributed by: Pejepscot History Center Date: 1936 Location: Topsham Media: Photographic print

Online Exhibits

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Powering Pejepscot Paper Co.

In 1893, F.C. Whitehouse of Topsham, who owned paper mills in Topsham and Lisbon Falls, began construction of a third mill on the eastern banks of the Androscoggin River five miles north of Topsham. First, he had to build a dam to harness the river's power.

Exhibit

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.

Exhibit

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.

Site Pages

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Pejepscot Proprietors Papers, 1627‐1866

McKeen was given the records of the Pejepscot Proprietors by the son of the last clerk of the company, Josiah Little, a Bowdoin College classmate.

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Biographies: The Pejepscot Proprietors - Page 1 of 2

Oliver’s son Belcher became the clerk of the Pejepscot Proprietors, giving him a tremendous amount of power within the company and New England…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Biographies: The Pejepscot Proprietors - Page 2 of 2

Over his active years within the company he served as its clerk, secretary, treasurer, and collector of taxes.