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Maine and New Hampshire Church and Town History

by Maine and New Hampshire Church and Town History

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  • hardcover
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Hardcover. Very Good. 15 pamphlets bound together in red cloth, with title gilt on spine. The collection includes historical material on towns and churchs in Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire, including Boothbay, Camden and Wells, Newburyport, Salem, Andover Center and Hampton, among other places. Includes A Historical Sketch of Charlestown. Boston, 1814; A Topographical and Historical Sketch of Epsom, New Hampshire. Pittsfield, N.H., 1885, Josiah Coffin Papers (Coffin was a historian of Newbury, Mass), and The Fire Clubs of Salem. Also one T.L.S. from the author of an historical sketch. Of interest are the historical discourses on the First Congregational Church of Boothbay, Maine and on the Old South Meeting House of Newburyport, Massachusetts, both biographical source material for Rev. John Murray's life. Murray was minister to the town of Townsend, now Boothbay, and later the chaplain to the Penobscot Expedition. From the library of Francis Greene, historian and author of the History of Boothbay, Southport, and Boothbay Harbor, Maine, the definitive history of the Boothbay region, which has a full account of Murray's activities. Some of these must have been primary sources for Greene in the writing of his history. With his bookplate on the rear pastedown and his stamp on the top right corner of the first page of each publication, else VG.

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Bookseller
Lippincott Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
5497
Title
Maine and New Hampshire Church and Town History
Author
Maine and New Hampshire Church and Town History
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
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1
Binding
Hardcover
Bookseller catalogs
Town History; Massachusetts History; Maine Town History;

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About Lippincott Books

We invite you to browse through the approximately 1800 books we have listed online on a wide variety of subjects, including strong holdings in Maine history and literature, lumbering, the North Woods of Maine, and Eastern Woodland Indians. We've been in business since 1975, over 25 years with a general antiquarian bookshop in Bangor.We are open by appointment; most of our stock of over 20,000 old and rare books have never been listed online, including a large selection of books on Maine and the Maine Woods. We are regularly adding to our inventory with new acquisitions.

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