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Historic Clothing Collection - 1800-1830 - Page 1 of 2

1800-1830 Lucia Wadsworth's "assembly dress," Portland, ca. 1799Maine Historical Society Slender cotton gown, Buckfield, ca.

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Historic Clothing Collection - 1800-1830 - Page 2 of 2

1800-1830 Gown with leaf motif, ca. 1825Maine Historical Society As of 2020, the MHS collection includes no examples of 1820s colored cotton…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 0-73

… Intro: pages 0-73 Approximately 1800-early 1830s   Part 1, to page 73 John Martin (1823-1904) begins his formal accounting of his life and…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro to pages 0-46

Intro to pages 0-46   Part 1, to page 46 The section includes the Constitution of the organization, information about Acadian Hall, Wasgatts…

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Northeast Harbor: Rustic to Rusticators

Desert, giving the Island two towns. By 1800, many people were living on the Island, and many of the villages still in existence today had been…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro to pages 47-90

Intro to pages 47-90   Part 2, pages 47-90 This section includes information about John Martin's Dancing School that was held at the Hampden…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro to pages 91-132

Intro to pages 91-132   Part 3, pages 91-132 In this section, Martin continues his description of Acadian Hall that he began in Part 1…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro to pages 133-end

Intro to pages 133-end   Part 4, pages 133-end In the final section of the book, Martin discusses the history of the Dancing Fraternity (Model…

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

But in 1808, the Massachusetts General Court passed the Betterment Act, finding that the speculators would have to compensate residents for the value…

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

… Settlement in the Gulf of Maine World, 1710-1800” (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 2020).

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

As historian Alan Taylor observed: In 1800 the Pejepscot Patent's settlers complained that "each claimant comes producing pompus Parchmints of royal…

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

… Settlement in the Gulf of Maine World, 1710-1800” (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Pennsylvania, 2020). Saxine, Ian.

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Guilford, Maine - Modern History: 1966 to Present

… a close, there were over 1,000 jobs in a town of 1800 residents. In 1983, there was not an empty storefront in all of Guilford.

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Maine's Road to Statehood - Turn of the Century to the War of 1812

… 1810 Maine's population grew by 77,804 between 1800 and 1810. Published in the Eastern Argus, April 11, 1811 (vol. 8 no.

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Wharf, Store and Blacksmith Shop

… had been previously run by Nathan Parsons. An 1800 agreement between Knox and Jacobs stipulated that he was to receive $1.25 per day and his…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Thomaston is Incorporated - 1777

… population increased from 799 in 1790 to 1402 in 1800. Framed houses had replaced log cabins, the first framed house being built on High Street…

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Lubec, Maine - S.S. Cumberland: Steamer Brought Passengers and Prosperity to Lubec but Met Tragic End

Sources: “Lubec … 1800: A Century of Progress”, The Herald Magazine, December 1899. The New York Times, July 8, 1902.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 84-107

He leaves politics temporarily with clipping a clipping of an account he wrote in 1876 about Bangor's failure to properly deal with streets and…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Use policies and agreements

… and agreements Please click on this link to read the policies for use of the materials on this site: MMN Policies and Agreements X

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 3, pages 38-56

Part 3, pages 38-56 Topics and personalities include: 1848 Bangor Mechanics Festival Tribute to Col.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Hampden House Bar, 1837

Martin was apprenticed to Dr. Increase S. Sanger to learn the apothecary business. Sanger bought the Hampden House and young Martin worked there…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Old Bill, gundalow crossing Penobscot River, Bangor, 1846

Martin devised a way to get Old Bill on a ferry gundalow by "making the horses head fast and shocking the wheels." The illustration is on page 234 of…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Site Navigation Tips

Then click on the link to that section (under the image at right) to read the PDF file. Reading PDF files For best results, adjust your browser…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Alonzo Raynes remembrance of trip around Cape Horn

… Alonzo Raynes, John Martin's stepbrother who went to California in 1849 on the first vessel to leave Maine for during the gold rush.