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The Kennebeck proprietors, 1749-1775

Gordon E. Kershaw

The Kennebeck proprietors, 1749-1775

"gentlemen of large property & judicious men"

by Gordon E. Kershaw

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Published by New Hampshire Pub. Co. in Somersworth .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maine
    • Subjects:
    • Plymouth Company (1749-1816),
    • Kennebec Patent.,
    • Maine -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Gordon E. Kershaw.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF27.K3 K47
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 343 p., [9] leaves of plates :
      Number of Pages343
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5183756M
      ISBN 100912274492
      LC Control Number75001725
      OCLC/WorldCa1416365

      Under an act passed by General Court in , a new corporation was formed with the name of “The Proprietors of Kennebec Purchase from the late Colony of New Plymouth,” which was usually contracted to “Plymouth Company” in actual use. In , the corporation, having disposed of all its interest in time territory, ceased to exist. Library Catalog Learn what the library has in its collections of books, manuscripts, and more.; Digital Book & Manuscript Collections View books, family papers, photographs, organizational records, and other digitized materials.; Databases at the Library See a list of databases available to visitors at the library.; Floor Plan Planning your visit? View a floor plan and guide to resources in.

      8. The Kennebec Proprietors Appear, Montgomery vs. Great Proprietors 9. Neighbors, War, and Proprietors, Linekin vs. Montgomery Death, Probate, and Court Cases, Miller vs. Montgomery The Creation of Boothbay, The Montgomery Children Internal and External Family Clashes, Davis vs. Montgomery Fort Western, located in Augusta, Maine is a former British colonial outpost that was built at the beginning of the French and Indian War in It was originally built by Kennebec Proprietors, a Boston-based company seeking to settle the lands along the Kennebec River that had been granted to the Pilgrims more than a century earlier. Both the company and the Province of Massachusetts were.

      Some, like Charles and Benjamin Vaughan, came to advance property interests inherited from Benjamin Hallowell, the Kennebec Proprietor for whom the town was named. The Proprietors were a group of wealthy Boston merchants whose members included James Bowdoin, John Hancock, Dr. Silvester Gardiner and William Brattle. The Kennebec Proprietors dissolved between and , in part because towns were being incorporated. Gordon E. Kershaw, The Kennebeck Proprietors at , (). {4}.


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The Kennebeck proprietors, gentlemen of large property & judicious men by Gordon E Kershaw (). The Kennebeck proprietors, "gentlemen of large property & judicious 1749-1775 book. BOOK REVIEWS The Kennebeck Proprietors, Gentlemen of Large Prop-erty & Judicious Men.

By Gordon E. Kershaw. (Somersworth, New Hampshire: The New Hampshire Publishing Company, for the Maine Historical Society, Portland, Maine. xvi, $) Through the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries the lands of.

Collection of materials relating to the Kennebec Proprietors, also known as the Plymouth Colony, which existed from to and played a leading role in the establishment and early development of Lincoln County, Me -- Includes ms.

notes of primary and secondary source materials surrounding the Kennebec Proprietors' meetings, letters, records, and decisions, plus some additional findings about.

The Kennebeck Proprietors Kingsbury, Henry D., ed. Illustrated History of Kennebec County Maine Lowden, Linwood H. good Land & fine Contrey but Poor roads a history of Windsor, Maine The Kennebeck Proprietors, ; Cape and South Shore blue book and social register;, Get Textbooks on Google Play.

Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. This property ownership map was based on the Nathan Winslow plan () of Cushnoc, formerly called Koussinok. It reveals that three tiers of lots, each one mile deep, were created for individual ownership, as well as â Great Lotsâ of acres for certain Kennebec Proprietors such as Sylvester Gardiner, Benjamin Hallowell and James Pitts.

The first tier lots had 50 rod frontages on the. Humbly Shew the Proprietors of that Tract of Land lying on Both sides of Kennebeck River which was granted to the late Colony of New Plymouth in their Charter & afterwards by that Colony granted to Antipas Boys & others Together with sundry of the Principal Settlers & Residents within the Limits of.

*Kershaw, Gordon, The Kennebec Proprietors: Gentlemen of Large Property and Judicious Men, (). Men like James Bowdoin, Sylvester Gardiner and their partners dominated the Massachusetts social, economic and political arenas of their day and developed one of the most powerful speculative land companies in northern New England.

Abstract. This collection consists of the legal papers, extensive case notes, and correspondence of Nathan Dane, lawyer from Beverly, Mass. The papers include correspondence from the Proprietors of the Kennebec Purchase in Maine and other individuals and institutions for which Dane served as legal counsel, as well as letters from Gen.

Henry Knox in regard to the Waldo Patent in Maine, and. - Augusta, ME -- The new Kennebec Proprietors abandoned Cusnoc Post; the area remained dormant for nearly 75 years. 10 27 -- Augusta, ME -- The Plymouth Colony sold the Kennebec Patent to the Kennebec Proprietors on 27 Oct -- Maine -- King Phillip's War KENNEBEC BIBLIOGRAPHY - 2 Kershaw, Gordon, The Kennebec Proprietors: Gentlemen of Large Property and Judicious Men, ().

Men like James Bowdoin, Sylvester Gardiner and their partners dominated the Massachusetts social, economic. History of Brunswick, Topsham, and Harpswell: Chapter 3: Pejepscot Proprietors.

Settlements under Them. page Joseph Heath, Esquire, had been up to this time the agent and clerk of the company, but J of this year, Captain Benjamin Larrabee was appointed agent, and the record book, containing the doings of the settlers, was transferred to him. Gordon E. Kershaw, The Kennebeck Proprietors, (Somersworth, N.H., ), and various reprints of older, but still useful, Maine books such as the edition of William Willis' The History of Portland (reprinted Acadiensis By mutual agreement, the dispute between the Clark and Lake Company and the Proprietors of the Kennebeck Purchase, commonly known as the Plymouth Company, was resolved by a committee of five lawyers, whose names are given above.

Kershaw, Gordon E. The Kennebeck proprietors,Somersworth, N.H.,ch. VIII. The Kennebeck proprietors, by Gordon E Kershaw (4 copies) A history of Belfast, with introductory remarks on Acadia by William White (3 copies) The story of Pemaquid by James Otis (1 copies) George Cleeve of Casco bay, by James Phinney Baxter (1 copies).

Kershaw, Gordon E. The Kennebeck Proprietors Kingsbury, Henry D., ed. Illustrated History of Kennebec County Maine Lowden, Linwood H. good Land & fine Contrey but Poor roads a history of Windsor, Maine Marriner, Ernest Kennebec.

Maine. Vaughan also spent time in Hallowell, Maine, meeting up with William Hazlitt there in the winter of –5. Sarah Vaughan had inherited property on the Kennebec River, from her father, who was a "Kennebeck Proprietor", and also a congregationalist supporter of the Brattle Square Church.

Two of the Vaughan sons (Benjamin and Charles) settled there, and another (John, a business partner. Welcome to Kennebec Publishing. First time here?

We suggest starting with our About page in order to best understand why we are here (to help authors) and how we hope to do it (news, information, and services). Our goal is to deliver advice and information writers can put to use.

A fifteen-mile strip on each side of the Kennebec itself was an outstanding example as described in Gordon E. Kershaw, The Kennebec Proprietors, – (Portland: Maine Historical Society, ).

In Massachusetts created the Committee for the Sale of Eastern [i.e., Maine] Lands.After an initial book review of popular interpretations of Hutchinson, by Bernard Bailyn, William Pencak and Andrew S.

Walmsley, I took an interest in the and proposes that the Kennebeck Proprietors may have played a key role in the Hutchinson house attack of .