Keywords: Political Map
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.
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.
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.
Despite having some political voice, a growing faction of the District's populace felt unrepresented and burdened by the distant government in Boston.
Greenleaf map of the State of Maine, 1820Item Contributed byOsher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education Within the United States…