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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Search the Collections

… ongoing, we are digitizing nearly 45,000 pages of manuscript material by the end of the calendar year "2022." For more information on the project…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Themed Slideshows

The manuscripts, maps, and other materials held within these collections, originally created as a record of the business activities of merchant owned…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Project Partners

… Zooniverse to create full-text transcriptions of manuscript material dating between 1625-1893. Since partnering with Zooniverse in 2020, nearly…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Wabanaki Agency in the Proprietor Records - Page 5 of 5

The manuscript also provides valuable information about place names and language, which Wabanaki language keepers and scholars are using today…

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

Bound in volumes alongside these original manuscript records are small histories and genealogies gathered and written by John McKeen, historian and…

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

… the digitization of approximately 20,000 pages of manuscript material and maps across all three collections.

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

Biographies: The Pejepscot Proprietors The Original Eight Proprietors Thomas Hutchinson Thomas Hutchinson was a wealthy merchant who had…

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

Biographies: The Pejepscot Proprietors Later Proprietors, Heirs and Assignees Colonel Moses Little Moses Little was born on May 8, 1724, the son of…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? - Page 5 of 7

Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? Coll. 61, vol. 10, p. 179b-1 A copy of a letter issued by Samuel Goodwin to Mr.

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? - Page 1 of 7

Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? Essay by Ian Saxine, Fall 2022 Ian Saxine, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of History at…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? - Page 7 of 7

Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? Residents on company lands also complained, with considerable justification, about suffering as a…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? - Page 6 of 7

Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? The Pejepscot Proprietors granted a limited number of free plots of land in Brunswick and Topsham…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? - Page 4 of 7

Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? Coll. 61, vol. 7, pg. 401 Example of a proprietor meeting at the Royall Exchange Tavern on King…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? - Page 3 of 7

Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? Wabanaki deed to Richard Wharton, 1684Maine Historical Society The Pejepscot Proprietors…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? - Page 2 of 7

Who were the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors? Plan of the Kennebec River describing the Plymouth patent, ca.

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Further Reading

Further Reading Akagi, Roy Hidemichi. The Town Proprietors of the New England Colonies: A Study of Their Development, Organization, Activities and…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - The Plymouth Company (Kennebec Proprietors) records, ca. 1625-1824

The Plymouth Company (Kennebec Proprietors) records, ca. 1625-1824 Kennebec Purchase Deed, October 27, 1661Maine Historical Society The…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Women in Colonial Economies - Page 1 of 4

Women in Colonial Economies Essay by Sara T. Damiano, Fall 2022 Sara T. Damiano, PhD, is an historian of women and gender in early America and the…

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

Women in Colonial Economies The work of Hallowell, Maine resident Martha Ballard (1735-1812) exemplifies female settlers’ varied and extensive…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Women in Colonial Economies - Page 3 of 4

Women in Colonial Economies Once Rachel Atkins married, however, the British legal principle of coverture curtailed her rights.

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Women in Colonial Economies - Page 2 of 4

Women in Colonial Economies Copy, deed from James and Rachell Berry to Proprietors, page 1 of 3Maine Historical Society For their part, as…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - The Kennebec Proprietors Biographies

The Kennebec Proprietors Biographies The Kennebec Proprietors came into being in 1749, when an association of Boston Merchants jumped into the land…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Project Home

Project Home Small Point, Phippsburg, 1731Maine Historical Society The Beyond Borders: Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary project, a two…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundry - Wabanaki Agency in the Proprietor Records - Page 1 of 5

Wabanaki Agency in the Proprietor Records Essay by Lisa Brooks (Abenaki), Fall 2022 Lisa Brooks (Missisquoi Abenaki) Henry S.