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Kennebeck Purchase Company records

Title
Kennebeck Purchase Company records, 1754-1756.
Author
Plymouth Company (1749-1816)

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U. S. States box 5Mixed materialRequest in advance MssCol 22731 U. S. States box 5Schwarzman Building - Manuscripts & Archives Room 328

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Description
.1 linear foot (1 folder)
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Genre/Form
Maps.
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Provenance (note)
  • Material was originally received as part of the Moore collection.
Call Number
MssCol 22731
OCLC
867568017
Author
Plymouth Company (1749-1816)
Title
Kennebeck Purchase Company records, 1754-1756.
Restricted Access
Advance notice required. Apply at http://www.nypl.org/mssref.
Summary
Correspondence and maps relating to the Kennebec Purchase Company (later the Plymouth Company), circa 1754 to 1756. Correspondents include Florentius Vassal, Joseph Sharpe, Timothy Prout, Thomas Vassal, William Shirley, and the Plymouth Company. Also present is an extract of a letter from the Committee of the Kennebec Company with notes on the state of their case for the Attorney General. Hand-colored manuscript maps depict the Kennebec River and country adjacent, including lands claimed by the Kennebec Company, Plymouth Company, and their opponents; and a map of the sea coast from the mouth of the Penobscot River to New London.
Provenance
Material was originally received as part of the Moore collection.
Added Author
Prout, Timothy, -1768.
Shirley, William, 1694-1771, recipient.
Vassal, Florentius.
Vassal, Thomas.
Moore collection.
Research Call Number
MssCol 22731
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