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Collection of Deeds

 Collection — Box: 1654
Identifier: SpC MS 0445

Scope and Contents

Deeds from the Salmon Falls Manufacturing Company in New Hampshire, York Manufacturing Company in Maine, Pepperell Manufacturing Company in Maine, and from Salmon Falls, N.H.


  • 1746-1920

Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Samuel Batchelder, textile pioneer, chartered the Saco Water Power Company in 1837. In 1843 the foundations of the first Biddeford cotton mill were constructed. In 1844 he was granted a charter to the Pepperell Manufacturing Company by the Maine legislature and built a second cotton mill on the Saco River.


1 box (10 folders, circa 1,000 deeds)

Language of Materials


Guide to the Collection of Deeds
In Progress
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States