Keywords: land disputes
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Early map of Lewiston, Auburn and Minot, ca. 1820
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: circa 1820 Location: Auburn; Lewiston; Minot Media: Ink on paper
Plat of a tract of land situated on the west side of Long Reach, Bath, 1771
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1771 Location: Bath Media: Ink on paper
Copy of a plan of lands on the west side of Madomack River, Waldoboro, 1774
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1774 Location: Waldoboro Media: Ink on paper
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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.
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.
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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Scarborough: They Called It Owascoag - Scarborough Marsh: "Land of Much Grass" - Page 2 of 4
… the basis for all marsh lot purchases, work and disputes involving these companies. (Corporation meeting notes and minutes were kept by George…
Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? - Page 5 of 7
… These letters were given to many settlers on disputed land when the Plymouth Company began establishing their claim.
Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Beyond Borders: an historical overview - Page 6 of 6
From the 1790s to the 1840s, this ongoing dispute between the British empire and an increasingly expansionist republic implicated notions of national…