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Keywords: Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick

Historical Items

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Item 11723

"Maquoit," Brunswick, 1747

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1747-07-06 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

Item 11923

Survey of Robert and John Donlop lots, Brunswick, 1757

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1757 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

Item 11722

Map of Brunswick, lots on Merrymeeting Bay, ca. 1750

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1750 Location: Brunswick Media: Ink on paper

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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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.

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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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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Women in Colonial Economies - Page 4 of 4

… Deed to Proprietors (1716), Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick: Pejepscot Proprietors Papers, collection 61, vol. 1, p.

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Beyond Borders: an historical overview - Page 4 of 6

After all, apportioning the land into bustling townships and selling it at a respectable price was the proprietors’ ultimate goal.

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Project Background

60), the Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick papers—referred to as the Pejepscot Proprietors (Coll.