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Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Maps

All the other maps were built on the base map. Farmington Base Map Farmington Agricultural Sites Farmington Cemeteries Farmington Cultural Interest…

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Historic Hallowell - Train Wreck Map

… Train Wreck Map Map X

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

Edelson, S. Max. The New Map of Empire: How Britain Imagined America before Independence. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2017.

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

… 1731Maine Historical Society The Beyond Borders: Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary project, a two and half year initiative (2020-2022)…

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

… 20,000 pages of manuscript material and maps across all three collections. However, this blossomed into nearly twice that amount as subtle details…

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Islesboro--An Island in Penobscot Bay - Map of Islesboro

Map of Islesboro map of Islesboro  X

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

Pejepscot Proprietors Papers, 1627‐1866 Map of lots on Maquoit & Merriconeeg, ca. 1719Maine Historical Society Coll.

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

… Historical Society Similarly, some of the maps within these collections contain vital placenames and locations, including documentation of…

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

He is listed on the John North map as surveyor. His fervent efforts kickstarted the company's incorporation and early activity around 1750.

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

… votes and witnesses; printed material; indexes; maps and plans and fragments. The Kennebec Proprietors records include extensive information about…

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

Francis Joseph Neptune map, Cobscook River, 1798Maine Historical Society The Beyond Borders portal makes accessible three of the Maine Historical…

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

Deeds, maps, correspondence, diaries, depositions, account books, church records, lists of settlers, minutes of proprietors’ meetings and boundary…

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

Project Partners The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) X In April 2020, Maine Historical Society received a $341,935 Humanities…

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

Search the Collections Currently Coll. 61, the Pejepscot Proprietors Collection is available to search, both at the volume level as well as the…

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Beyond Borders - Mapping Maine and the Northeast Boundary - 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 Boundary - 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 Boundary - 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 Boundary - 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 Boundary - 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 Boundary - 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 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…