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Lincoln County, Maine Legal Papers and Letters

Identifier: SpC MS 0298

Scope and Contents

A collection of legal and municipal documents mostly from Lincoln County, Maine in the eighteenth and early nineteeth centuries. Includes a wide range of documents.


  • Creation: 1700-1860

Restrictions on Access

Collection may be used one item at a time.

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.

Historical Note

Lincoln County was formed in 1760, and included all of Washington and Hancock counties until 1789, all of Kennebec County until 1799, all of Waldo County until 1827, all of Sagadahoc County until 1854, and three towns of Androscoggin until 1854. Pownalboro is the shire town.


3 linear feet (3 boxes)

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Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of an anonymous donor.

Guide to the Lincoln County, Maine Legal Papers and Letters
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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