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

McKeen was given the records of the Pejepscot Proprietors by the son of the last clerk of the company, Josiah Little, a Bowdoin College classmate.

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

Oliver’s son Belcher became the clerk of the Pejepscot Proprietors, giving him a tremendous amount of power within the company and New England…

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

Over his active years within the company he served as its clerk, secretary, treasurer, and collector of taxes.

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

Both companies conducted major business in the city, often in taverns like the Royal Exchange. At meetings, the companies weighted votes according to…

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

Belcher Noyes, clerk for the Pejepscot Proprietors for almost a half century beginning in the mid 1730s, and Samuel Goodwin, an early clerk for the…

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

Both companies formed to legitimize and take advantage of titles to vast tracts of Wabanaki Homelands, but the different origins of their claims both…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - 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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Pejepscot Historical Society

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

… land grants, competing companies (including the Pejepscot Company), and squatters created a dynamic landscape with much at stake as the company

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

… over 30,000 pages of records contained within the Pejepscot Proprietors, Kennebec Proprietors, and Barclay collections.

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

… own claims against “the opposing claims of the Pejepscot Proprietors and the Clarke and Lake Company.” (2) Wabanaki people often had a much more…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Beyond Borders: an historical overview - Page 2 of 6

… for instance, eight Boston men established the Pejepscot Company, which claimed a large tract stretching four miles on either side of the…

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

… (1716), Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick: Pejepscot Proprietors Papers, collection 61, vol. 1, p. 81-83, Maine Historical Society.

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

… Rachel Atkins Berry jointly sold the land to the Pejepscot Proprietors. James signed above Rachel on the land deed, exemplifying the intertwining…

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

60), the Pejepscot Proprietors (Coll. 61), and the Barclay (Coll. 26) Collections. These collections, collectively spanning 1625 to 1893, carry what…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Beyond Borders: A Wabanaki Perspective - Page 1 of 4

… understand that the settlers referred to as the Pejepscot and Kennebec Proprietors shaped not only what becomes the State of Maine in 1820, but…

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

Settlers, including the Pejepscot and Kennebec Proprietors, sometimes relied on the Wabanaki people who remained to interpret early documents and the…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - Beyond Borders: an historical overview - Page 1 of 6

… collections: the Plymouth Company Records, the Pejepscot Proprietors Papers, and the Thomas Barclay Collection (also known as the Northeast…

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

Catherine Potter's Letter to the Pejepscot ProprietorsMaine Historical Society At first glance, the papers of the Kennebec and Pejepscot Proprietors…

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

… Township of Brunswick papers—referred to as the Pejepscot Proprietors (Coll. 61) and the Thomas Barclay collection—informally called the Northeast…

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

Gerrity, Robert Michael. The Pejepscot Proprietors: A Study of Eighteenth-Century Absentee Land Ownership on the Maine Frontier, 1714-1768, 1973.