Agricultural Society of Maine Records
The records of an agricultural society. Included are the original handwritten records and 2 copies of the typewritten transcription of the original records.
- Agricultural Society of Maine (Organization)
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The Agricultural Society of Maine was incorporated by an act of the legislature of Massachusetts on the 16th day of February in 1818. The first meeting was held in Hallowell, Maine on the 4th of June, 1818, and the first president was Samuel S. Wilde. Vice-presidents were later elected from each county in Maine. Meetings were to be held annually at Brunswick on the day following Commencement Day at Bowdoin College. The purpose of the society was to promote and improve agriculture.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The original book of records of the Agricultural Society of Maine was presented to the University of Maine, October 28, 1937 by Hon. Samuel Vaughan of Boston, a descendant of Dr. Benjamin Vaughan, one of the founders and a prominent member of the Agricultural Society of Maine.
- Guide to the Agricultural Society of Maine Records
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