Robert Trelawny papers, 1631-1884.


Robert Trelawny papers, 1631-1884.

Original correspondence and papers (1631-1809) of Robert Trelawny and others, including his agent, John Winter (1609-1645), Samuel Pollexfen Trelawny, and Moses Goodyear (d. 1637), relating to the Trelawny Patent in Maine; including the patent, the deed which grants to Robert Trelawny land in the area of Scarborough (signed by Ferdinando Gorges and his brother Edward and the Earl of Warwick, Robert Rich); bounds of the land grant, Trelawny's wills; fragments of the seal of the Council for New England (located in O.S. drawer 8) and of William Allen's seal; also correspondence (1874-1884) of John Wingate Thornton, John Marshall Brown, Leonard Woods, James Phinney Baxter, Rev. C.T. Collins Trelawny and others relating to Trelawny family history, early settlement in New England, and the acquisition of the Trelawny papers and their publication by the Maine Historical Society.

2 linear ft. (4 boxes)


SNAC Resource ID: 7098427

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Maine Historical Society (corporateBody)

Founded in 1822, the Maine Historical Society is the third oldest historical society in the United States.The Maine Genealogical Society merged its genealogical book collections with MHS in 1922 and ceased to exist. A new organization with the same name was established in 1976. From the description of Maine Historical Society records, 1723-2006. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 71128359 ...

Woods, Leonard, 1807-1878 (person)

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Cleeve, George, approximately 1586-1666? (person)

Early colonial pioneer; called the "Father of Portland." From the description of George Cleeve petition, ca. 1642. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 297238548 ...

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Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649 (person)

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