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1500-1667: Contact & Conflict

"The Relation of a Voyage unto New-England, began from the Lizard, ye first of June 1607, by Capt Popham, in ye Ship ye Gift, Capt. Gilbert in ye Mary & John." found amonst ye papers of ye truly worshipful Sr. Ferdinando Gorges, by me, William Griffith. Manuscript, Maine Historical Society.

Abbott, John S. C. The History of Maine. Augusta: Brown Thurston, 1892 [c 1875].

Baker, Emerson W. The Clarke & Lake Company. Occasional Publications in Maine Archaeology no. 4. Augusta: Maine Historic Preservation Commission, 1985.

Baker, Emerson W. ed. American Beginnings: Exploration, Culture, and Cartography in the Land of Norumbega. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1994.

Barbour, Philip L. The Three Worlds of Captain John Smith. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1964.

Baxter, James Phinney, ed. The Trelawny Papers. Portland: Hoyt, Fogg, and Donham, 1884.

Brasser, T.J. "Early Indian-European Contacts." in William C. Sturdevant, ed. Handbook of North American Indians, vol. 15, Northeast, edited by Bruce G. Trigger . Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1978.

Churchill, Edward A. "A Most Ordinary Lot of Men: The Fishermen at Richmond Island, Maine, in the Early Seventeenth Century." New England Quarterly 57 (June 1984): 184-204.

Clark, Charles E. The Eastern Frontier: The Settlement of Northern New England, 1610-1763 (New York : Knopf, 1970).

Clark, Charles E. Maine: A Bicentennial History. New York : Norton, 1977.

Cranmer, Leon E. Cushnoc: The History and Archaeology of Plymouth Colony Traders on the Kennebec. Occasional Publications in Maine Archaeology no. 7. Augusta: Maine Archaeological Society, Fort Western Museum, Maine Historic Preservation Commission, 1990.

DePaoli, Neill. "Anglo-Native Trade at Pemaquid." In Robert L. Bradley and Helen B. Camp, The Forts of Pemaquid, Maine: An Archaeological and Historical Study. Augusta: Maine Historic Preservation Commission and Maine Archaeological Society, 1994.

Faulkner, Alaric. "Archaeology of the Cod Fishery." Historical Archaeology 19 (no. 2, 1985): 57-86.

Fiske, John. The Beginnings of New England; Or, The Puritan Theology in Its Relation to Civil and Religious Liberty. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin, 1901.

Howe, Henry F. Prologue to New England. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1943.

Judd, Richard W. Edwin A. Churchill, and Joel W. Eastman, eds. Maine: The Pine Tree State from Prehistory to the Present (Orono, Maine: University of Maine Press, 1995)

Moody, Robert E. A Proprietary Experiment in Early New England History: Thomas Gorges and the Province of Maine. Boston: Boston University Press, 1963.

Morris, F. Grave. "Environment and Regional Development in the Colonial Period." Social Forces 16 (1937-1938): 12-23.

Moulton, Augustus F. Maine Historical Sketches. Lewiston, ME: State Printers, 1929.

Preston, Richard A. "Fishing and Plantation." American Historical Review 45 (October 1939): 29-43.

Reid, John G. Acadia, Maine and New Scotland: Marginal Colonies in the Seventeenth Century. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1981.

Viereck, Phillip. The New Land: Discovery, Exploration, and Early Settlement of Northeastern United States, from Earliest Voyages to 1621, Told in the Words of the Explorers Themselves, compiled and edited by Phillip Viereck. New York: John Day Co. 1967.

Williamson, William D. The History of the State of Maine; from its First Discovery, A. D. 1602, to the Separation, A. D. 1820, Inclusive. Hallowell: Glazier Masters & Co. 1832.

Wright, Louis B. ed. The Elizabethan's America: A Collection of Early Reports by Englishmen on the New World. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1965.