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Item 6036

Quadrant, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1800 Media: Ebony, ivory, brass

Item 135895

Oaths, Commissions, and Affidavits, 1824-1826

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1824–1826 Location: Albany Media: Ink on Paper

Item 11773

Surveyor's half chain, ca. 1800

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1800 Media: Iron, brass

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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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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Fixing Borders on the Land: The Northeastern Boundary in Treaties and Local Reality, 1763-1842 - Page 2 of 5

David Thompson's Diary of Astronomical Observations, 1817Maine Historical Society John Mitchell Deposition, Map & Field Book, 1764Maine…