Category: Maine


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CD: The Ledger of William C. Walker of Stow, Maine, 1829-1843

By: N/A

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Heritage Books,

William C. Walker was a prolific cobbler (a craftsman of shoes and boots), but he also mended harnesses occasionally, and sold dry goods, condiments, lumber, and a variety of other items. At first thought a business ledger might seem rather dry reading, but if you spend a few minutes with this one you will probably change your mind. Walker kept accounts with many of the people in the area as shown in this book. A work of this nature does not contain a great deal of g... View more info

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The Maine Atlas

By: Delorme Mapping Company

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Langenscheidt Publishing Group / DeLorme,

Edition: 32

Designed for travelers who want topographic map detail showing Maine's hiking trails, campgrounds, and more. Contains a guide to state and national parks, recreation areas, and historic sites. Comprehensive index. View more info

MAP: Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont Circa 1825

By: N/A

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Reproduction map of original,

In addition to showing the county lines, roads, and settlements in these northern New England states, this map is also useful for its portrayal of the adjacent part of Lower Canada (now Quebec) which is divided into districts. View more info

MAP: Maine: 1866

By: N/A

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original,

Issued by A.J. Johnson in 1866, this map shows railway lines, counties and townships, as well as the state's many lakes, ponds, and coastal islands. View more info

MAP: Special Map Group for Maine

By: N/A

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original,

Includes maps [S 10], [T 1] (see descriptions above) and small map [F 12] All 3 maps View more info

CD: Centennial History of Harrison, Maine, Containing the Centennial Celebration of 1905, and Historical and Biographical Matter

By: Alphonso Moulton, Howard L. Sampson and Granville Fernald

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Heritage Books,

Part One of this volume covers the Centennial Celebration of 1905. Part Two covers the history of the town of Harrison striving to present "an accurate review of the religious and civil institutions, the general progress of education, and the processes of moral culture and social refinement since the organization of the town…the development of the various industries; the improvements in methods of agriculture; the useful innovations in the mechanical arts; the ori... View more info

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Sabino, Popham Colony (Maine) Reader: 1602-2003

By: Andrew J. Wahll

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Heritage Books,

The year 2007 will mark the 400th anniversary of English colonization in North America. In 1607, the Virginia Company of London sent two colonizing expeditions to North America. London financiers bankrolled the first settlement at Jamestown, on the mouth of the James River (in present-day Virginia). The second expedition was sent out from the English port of Plymouth, establishing the Popham Colony in "northern Virginia," now New England. Popham Colony was plante... View more info

Foxes of Lovell, Maine, and Descendants of Edward Fox, 1645

By: Arthur G. Fox

Price: $75.50

Publisher: Heritage Books,

This book traces the lineage of the Fox family of Lovell, Maine, to the 20th century, beginning with Edward Fox, the first of the Foxes to settle in the Americas. Sixty-one lines are recorded, including Foxes and related families. Information for each entry includes date and place of birth, spouses, children, place of residence, occupation and other valuable information such as military service or criminal record wherever known. View more info

Portland Soldiers and Sailors, A Brief Sketch of the Part They Took in the War of the Rebellion

By: B. Thurston and Co.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Heritage Books,

Members of the Bosworth Post (Grand Army of the Republic) had this volume published for sale at a fair held in Portland, Maine, in 1884, to aid the Soldiers and Sailors Monument. This sketch presents "the prominent facts relating to the troops from Portland, in the war of the rebellion, including the regiments which 'rendezvoused' in our city."The majority of the book is devoted to accounts of the following companies: First Maine Infantry, Fifth Maine Infantry, T... View more info

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The Amanda Letters: Civil War Days on the Coast of Maine

By: Courtney MacLachlan

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Heritage Books,

The author has created a narrative thread which connects, supports, and amplifies the original letters written between 1861 and 1866 to Amanda Davis, a young woman from Friendship, Maine. Most of the letters were written to her from her cousins in the nearby village of Warren or from neighbors and relatives who were enlisted in the Union Army. These letters are so fresh that through them readers can easily enter the 1860s world of small-town Maine and see how deeply peop... View more info

Abstracts of Death Notices (1833-1852) and Miscellaneous News Items from the Maine Farmer (1833-1924)

By: David C. Young and Benjamin Lewis Keene

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Heritage Books,

The authors are to be commended for completing this project, which was originally started in the 1940s by the National Youth Administration, but was abandoned when funds were no longer available. This collection of abstracts, including birth, death and other miscellaneous news items, will be useful to both professional and amateur genealogists, not only for the information the abstracts contain, but also for the clues they give to finding further information. For ease of... View more info

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The Portland [Maine] Transcript, 1869-1870, News and Summary, Marriages and Deaths

By: Elaine M. Fitch

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc,

In 1866, a year after the end of the Civil War, the citizens of Maine elected a new governor, Gen. Joshua Chamberlain (1828-1914), a hero of the Battle of Gettysburg. This compilation of newspaper articles covers the dates April 3, 1869 to March 26, 1870. It was a relatively peaceful time for the people of Maine, who over the years had fought against the Indians, the British, the Canadians and even amongst themselves. However, long before Maine separated from Massachuset... View more info

Portland Advertiser and Gazette of Maine. Marriages, Deaths and News, From November 1838 - May 1839

By: Elaine Morrison Fitch

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Heritage Books,

These abstracts contain shipping news, local and national news, and marriages and deaths in a chronological arrangement. Indian difficulties, the "Mormon War" and skirmishes between the local militia and Canadians make up much of the news during this interesting period. View more info

CD: Indian Place-Names of The Penobscot Valley and The Maine Coast

By: Fannie Hardy Eckstorm

Price: $26.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc,

This is one of the foremost authoritative sources for information on the Indian place-names of Maine. The area covered is the "drainage basin of the Penobscot River from the Great Fork at Medway downward, both sides of Penobscot Bay roughly speaking, lower Penobscot County, Waldo and Knox Counties, and western Hancock County." The book is arranged according to natural geography. Using a comparative analytic method the author extracted the meaning of the words fro... View more info

Drisko-Crocker-Foster: Some of the “Coasters” of Maine and New Hampshire

By: Frances Sterling Drisko

Price: $55.50

Publisher: Heritage Books,

The Drisko lines begin around the mid-1600s and are covered to the present generation, in some cases to the fourteenth generation. The Crocker lines begin around 1695 and continue to the present (eleven generations). The Foster lines begin in the early 1600s and continue to the eleventh generation. All three include both male and female descendants. (This Crocker line does not descend from William of Barnstable, who has been covered many times over, but from Peletiah/Pel... View more info