Contents of the Maine Historical Magazine (1885-1894) Part 3

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Introduction

This article is linked to Source:Maine Historical Magazine (Porter, Joseph W) and contains further information and links to volumes 7, 8 and 9 of this publication. It is the 3rd part of Contents of the Maine Historical Magazine (1885-1894)

Joseph W Porter published this magazine from 1885 to 1894. Vol 1 - 6 were titled the Bangor Historical Magazine; volumes 7-9 were titled the Maine Historical Magazine. Each volume in the table of contents is linked to an available online edition of the volume (at Google Books). Note that there is a gap in publication from July-Dec of 1892, when the publication shifted to a January-December annual cycle.

Titled Maine Historical Magazine (1891-1894)

Volume 7 (July 1891-June 1892)

No 1, 2, 3 (July-Sep 1891)

  • Adams, John, Letter to Charles Cushing, 1756: 23
  • Attorneys Admitted to Practice in Maine, 1801-1819: 31
  • Bangor. History of Rising Virtue Lodse, F. & A. M., and other Lodges Growing Out of It: 1
  • Brooks Family in Maine: 22
  • North Bucksport Gravestone Inscriptions: 27
  • Bucksport Early Marriages: 16
  • Burlington, Me., Soldiers in the War of the Rebellion: 43
  • Hancock Lodge, F & A M of Castine, 1791: 48
  • Clinton Taxpayers, 1780-81: 45
  • Lincoln County, Settlement of Estates 1773-78: 38
  • Rev Daniel Little of Wells, His Journal: 1772-88: 40
  • Rev Benjamin Lord, the First Baptist Minister to Ellsworth: 58
  • First Steam Railroad in Maine: 29
  • First Cotton Mill in Maine: 41
  • Old Plans of Maine: 35
  • Massachusetts Governors, 1629-1820: 42
  • Warren Lodge of Masons, Machias: 48
  • Early Settlements in Mount Desert: 57
  • Early Settlers of the Town of Penobscot: 25
  • First Court House in Penobscot: 33
  • Account of Perry, Maine: 46
  • Intentions of Marriage in Pownalborough, 178_-1802: 17
  • Removals from Office in Maine for Political Reasons, 1808: 30
  • Old Town and City Records: 54
  • Memoir of James Sullivan: 36
  • Sullivan's Capture of Sloops Sally and Freeport in the War of 1812-13: 47
  • Origin of the Name Mount Waldo: 39
  • Major Joseph Wallace of Harrington: 1768-1826: 35
  • Winslow Taxpayers: 1780-81: 44
  • Early Records and Families of York, Maine: 14

No. 4, 5, 6 (Oct-Dec 1891)

  • The Expedition to Penobscot and the Erection of Fort Pownal, 1759: 61
  • The River which Capt. Geo. Weymouth Discovered on the Coast of Maine in 1605: 66
  • An Account of Gouldsborough, Maine: 67
  • Petition for Grant of Lands Between Penobscot and St. Croix, 1762, from the Massachusetts Archives: 72
  • An Act for Erecting and Establishing the Counties of Hancock and Washington, 1789: 79
  • Record of Marriages in Pownalborough (Now Wiscasset and Dresden) 1760-1786: 81
  • Francis Shaw and Family: 89
  • Deed, Jacob Dennett to Joseph Junin, in What is Now Bangor, 1790: 95
  • Estates of First Settlers in Hancock County, 1787-1792: 96
  • Inventory of Estate of James Dunning, Late of Penobscot River (now Bangor), 1792: 98
  • Revolutionary Pensioners in Hancock County, Maine: 98
  • Jonathan Longfellow of Machias and Family: 101
  • Nathan Longfellow and Family of Machias: 105
  • Items from Account Book of Nathan Longfellow of Machias, 1778-1783: 106
  • Records of Jonathan Longfellow, Justice of the Peace at Machias: 106
  • Abraham Joscelyn and Wife Beatrice, of Hingham, Mass [Continued from Vol VII, p. 50]: 107
  • The Old House of Timothy Langdon in Wiscasset, 1771-1891: 108
  • Abraham Ogier, of Camden, Me: 111
  • The Story of Matinicus Isle: 113
  • Memoir of James Madison Comstock of Passadumkeag: 119
  • First Cotton Mill in Maine - Was it at East Wilton [continued from p. 41]: 120
  • Old Town and City Records [Portland/Falmouth]: 120
  • Early Masonic Lodges in Maine: 120
  • A Vegetarian [James Gower of Topsham & Farmington Falls]: 120

No. 7, 8, 9 (Jan-Mar, 1892)

  • Governors of Maine, 1820-1892: 121
  • Samuel Jones Jr and his Family of Robbinston, Me and Vicinity: 130
  • General John Blake's Letters and Papers [Continued from Vol VI, p. 164]: 138
    • Deed: John Guild to John Blake
    • Grant to John Blake of Land in Orrington (now Holden) 1800
    • Letter from Major General Henry Sewall of Augusta, 1812
    • Letter from William Abbott, 1814
    • Copy of a Letter from John Blake to Governor Caleb Strong, 1814
  • Daniel Webster: His Visits to Bangor in 1804 and 1835 and some other notes: 142
  • Petition for Military Company in Bangor and Orrington, 1805: 143
  • Abstracts of Deeds from Lincoln County Records at Wiscasset, 1771-1778 [related to Machias]: 144
  • Statement of William Hasey, one of the First Settlers of Bangor, 1781-1844: 146
  • The Penobscot Indians - Statement of General Knox, 1784: 149
  • Nicholas Denys, Governor of Acadia - 1632-1662: 150
  • Benjamin Reynolds, Jr: 153
  • Samuel Titcomb's Return of the Survey of the Main North Branch of Schoodik with Eight Townships on that River and Lakes, Dec. 1794: 154
  • Ancient Narragaugus [Steuben, Milbridge, Harrington, Cherryfield]: 162
  • Hon. Alexander Campbell of Steuben and Cherryfield: 164
  • James Campbell of Harrington: 167
  • Petition for an Academy in Bangor, 1817: 170
  • Bangor Families [continued from Vol. VI p. 295]: 172
  • Some Cherryfield Families: 176
  • Henry Dyer of Cape Elizabeth, Prior to 1743: 182
  • Marriages in Steuben: 182

No 10, 11, 12 (April-June, 1892)

  • An Address Delivered at the Centennial Celebration of the Incorporation of the Town of Orrington, June 28, 1888: 183
  • Early Deeds in What is now Bucksport Village, 1765 to ___: 202
  • De Mont's Voyage to Saint Croix now Calais, 1604: 206
  • Capt. John Alden Jr. of Boston and Maine: 1659-1702: 209
  • Intentions of Marriage in Pownalborough [Continued from Vol 7 p. 21]: 215
  • Deed Jona. Eddy to Daniel Mann, 1787: 221
  • The First Meeting House in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia, 1767: 222
  • The First Marriage on Mount Desert Island, 1780: 223
  • Letters from Col. John Allan, 1786, and the Hon. James Sullivan, 1796, to the Passamaquoddy Indians: 224
  • Capt. Joseph Heath's Expedition to Penobscot, 1725: 225
  • Milliken Family: 226
  • Wilson Family, of Massachusetts and Maine: 229
  • Letter from Daniel Webster to Jacob McGaw of Bangor, 1829: 230
  • Jacob McGaw of Bangor: 231
  • Impending Paganism in New England (and Maine, 1892): 232
  • Samuel Otis of Bristol: 233
  • Adrian Block and his Discoveries on the Coast of New England, 1614: 235
  • Early Brewer Families [Continued from Vol VI, p. 103]: 236
  • Gov. Belcher's Voyage to Maine, 1734: 237
  • Brastow - Additions and Corrections: 237
  • Notes [includes corrections to earlier editions]: 238

Vol 8 (Jan 1893-Dec 1893)

No. 1, 2, 3 (Jan-Mar 1893)

  • The First English Settlements in that part of Acadia Now Eastern Maine: 1
  • Books and Pamphlets relating to Eastern Maine: 4
  • Penobscot, Castine and Brooksville: 6
  • Deer Isles and Settlers: 13
  • Sedgwick and Settlers: 16
  • Blue Hill and Settlers: 17
  • Mount Desert: 19
  • Job Stanwood of Mount Desert: 24
  • Col. Jonathan Eddy and Wife Mary of Eddington, 1790: 24
  • A Contribution to the History of Lincoln Lodge of F and A M of Wiscasset: 25
  • Bangor Families: 38
  • Distress of Inhabitants on the Penobscot during the Revolution: 41
  • First Saw Mill on the Kenduskeag in Bangor and Joseph Potter: 44
  • Old Papers: Wooster, Philbrook, McClintock, Milliken: 46
  • Nicholas Denys, Governor of Acadia, 1632-1662 [continued from Vol VII, p. 150]: 48
  • Extracts from the Diary of the Late Hon. William D Williamson, of Bangor, Maine: 50
  • List of Early Settlers at Majorbiguaduce, 1761-1784: 55
  • Edward Rishworth of Wells and York: 58
  • Flaherty-Langdon, Jonesborough, Maine: 59
  • Monument to Col. Jonathan Eddy of Eddington: 60
  • Additions and Corrections to Intentions of Marriage in Pownalborough, Vol VII p. 221: 60

No. 4, 5, 6 (Apr-Jun 1893)

  • Field Day of the Maine Historical Society at Castine, Sep 21, 1880: 61
  • Colonel Joseph Adams of Cherryfield: 64
  • Letter from General Knox to General Henry Jackson: 65
  • Abel Ruggles of Carmel: 66
  • Orphan's Island: 67
  • The Cadillac Grant, July 23, 1688: 69
  • Town of Maxfield, Me: 69
  • Notes about Machias with some Account of its First Settlers: 70
  • Deed John Waite Jr. to Daniel Epes of Land in No. 4, now Sullivan, 1768: 85
  • Bangor Families [Continued from Vol 7, p. 176]: 86
  • Early Indian Tribes in Maine and Nova Scotia: 89
  • Jedediah Preble, Jr - The First Indian Agent of Penobscot River: 90
  • Petition for a Road from Buckstown now Bucksport, to Fort Western now Augusta, 1785: 91
  • Letter of Capt. and Major Riddall to Major General Gosseline at Castine, 181* - Relating to Gen. John Blake: 92
  • Old Deeds in Surry Maine, from Lincoln County Records: 93
  • Samuel Freeman of Portland: 94
  • John Clifford of Stockton: 95
  • John Bucknam of Columbia Falls: 95
  • Intentions of Marriages from the First Records of Town of Monson, Maine: 96
  • Ancient Trenton: 98
  • In Perpetuam - State Grange, 1893: 114
  • Intentions of Marriage at Ellsworth and Vicinity 1800-1810: 115
  • James G Blaine: 116
  • Items from Trenton Records: 119
  • Emigrants for Kennebec River, 1780: 119
  • Marriages in Trenton: 120

No. 7, 8, 9 (July-Sep, 1893)

  • Oration Delivered at the Centennial Celebration of the Incorporation of the Town of Thomaston, July 4, 1877: 121
  • Doctor William Chaloner of Machias: 137
  • Roger Plaisted of Kittery: 138
  • A True Relation of Facts concerning the Penobscot Expedition - Colonel Samuel McCobb's Statement: 144
  • Col. Jonathan Eddy's Papers: 147
  • 1788 Deed, Tinker to Robinson: 147
  • Bangor Families [continued from Vol. 8]: 148
  • Col. Benjamin Foster of Machias: 152
  • Joseph Nash and Family of Addison, Columbia and Harrington: 155
  • Samuel Nash and Family: 162
  • James Nash and Family of Addison: 162
  • Samuel Titcomb - Return of Survey on Schoodic River, 1794: 164
  • William Cushing of Pownalborough: 164
  • Petition from Delegates of Lincoln County to General Court, 1779: 165
  • Deed from Thomas Goldthwait and Governor Francis Bernard to Joshua Treet of Fort Point, 1766: 166
  • Intentions of Marriage in Trenton: 167
  • Historical Sketch of Iron Bound Island, Frenchman's Bay: 168
  • Order of the General Court 1788, Relating to the Incorporation of Towns East of Penobscot River: 172
  • Josiah Harris of Machias: 173
  • Petition of Eben Thorndike and Others for a Grant of Land 1762, Sandy Point: 174
  • Robert Whitcomb of Scituate, Mass and His Marriage in 1660: 175
  • Householders at Long Reach, now Bath, 1759-: 176
  • Crane Family in Georgetown and Topsham: 177
  • Jonathan Philbrook, Senior, of Bath, 1742-47, the First Shipbuilder There: 177
  • The Town of Surry: 179
  • The Talbot Family of East Machias as Legislators: 180

No. 10, 11, 12 (Oct-Dec 1893)

  • Materials for a History of Ellsworth, Me: 181
  • Abraham Somes, Jr., and Family of Mount Desert: 219
  • Samuel Jordan of Union River and Frenchman's Bay: 220
  • Early Settlers in Steuben and Harrington (Mill Bridge): 221
  • Donald Ross of Union River: 223
  • Inscriptions on Gravestones, Frankfort: 224
  • Deacon Eliashib Adams of Bangor and Some Account of his Family: 225
  • The Jarvis Family of Hancock County: 227
  • Captain Agreen Crabtree of Sullivan, Maine: 230
  • Convention at Portland, 1785-1786 for the Purpose of Erecting Maine Into a State: 231
  • Some Early Steuben Families: 233
  • Petition of James Sullivan for the Exchange of Daniel Sullivan, 1781: 237
  • John Bakeman of Cape Rosier now Brooksville: 238
  • Col. Richard Hunnewell, the First Sheriff of Hancock County, 1790-98: 239
  • Deaths of Revolutionary Soldiers from Inscriptions from Gravestones: 239
  • The Bangor Historical Magazine: 240
  • Additions and Corrections: 240

Vol 9 (Jan 1894-Jan 1895)

No. 1, 2, 3 (Jan-Mar 1894)

  • Annals of the City of Bangor, Maine: 1
  • Rev. John Wheelwright, the Founder of Exeter, NH and Wells, Maine: 17
  • Doctor James Payson of Union River: 22
  • Some Transactions of Colonel Thomas Goldthwait at Fort Pownal, 1764 to 1786: 23
  • Foxcroft, Maine, Notes: 31
  • Colonel Benjamin Foster and Family of Machias: 32
  • Muster Roll of the Company of Capt George Berry at Fort Pownal, now Fort Point, 1759: 33
  • Maine State Grange, 1893: 34
  • Earliest Marriages Recorded in Machias: 35
  • Gravestone Inscriptions [Various places]: 38
  • Marriages and Intentions of Marriage in Brewer: 39
  • First Meeting House in Perry, built in 1829: 40
  • Hon. John J Bell of Exeter, NH, formerly of Carmel, Maine: 41
  • Record of Marriages in Pownalborough, now Wiscasset, Dresden, Alna and Perkins, 1787 to 1794: 43
  • Land Grants on Penobscot River: 46
  • Judge David Perham of Bangor: 47
  • Land Grants in Maine, 1785 to Feb 1, 1820: 48
  • Eddington Families: Nichols, Rowell, Rowe, Turner: 54
  • First Estates Settled in Penobscot County: 56
  • Town of Enfield, "Resolve for Conveying Land to Joseph Treat, Feb. 7, 1820:" 58
  • Historical Notes [Timothy Weston; Crosby Family; Thomas Snow of Frankfort; Eliza Pinkham of Steuben; Georgetown Intentions; the Society of the Cincinnati; Brig Castine, 1811-12]: 59

No. 4, 5, 7 (Apr-Jun 1894)

  • Rebels in Nova Scotia During the Revolutionary War: 61
  • Bangor Families [cont. from Vol 8 p. 151]: 71
  • Maine Lands [granted and sold, but not located]: 72
  • Islands in Maine under contract prior to Feb 1, 1820: 73
  • Marriage Intentions in Machias, 1805-1810: 74
  • Wheelwright Families in Maine: 76
  • Petition to the General Court from the Selectmen of Blue Hill, 1790: 81
  • James R Carver [Obituary]: 82
  • Letter from Gen. Charles Cushing to Massachusetts Council: 83
  • Deaths in Milford Maine, copied from Gravestones: 84
  • Abraham Moore of Dover and Abbot, a Typical Pioneer: 85
  • Lemuel Trescott Reynolds, obituary: 86
  • Jail at Eastport, 1811: 86
  • Ebenezer Gardner of Machiasport: 87
  • Joy Families in Maine: 88
  • Benjamin Jellison and Family: 89
  • The Honorable Thomas Davee of Dover and Blanchard, Maine: 90
  • Brewer Families [cont. from Vol 6 p. 103]: 92
  • Quota of Lowell, Maine, in the War of the Rebellion: 98
  • Inscriptions from Gravestones [[[Place:Addison, Washington, Maine, United States|Addison]], Blue Hill, Brooklin, Brooksville, Camden, Castine, Columbia, Cutler, Cherryfield, Deer Isle, Dedham and Holden, Ellsworth, Eden, Eddington, Gouldsborough]: 99
  • Machias Deeds from Lincoln County Records [cont. from Vol 4, p. 165 and Vol 7, p. 146]: 102
  • Valuation of the Town of Blue Hill for 1790, the First Ever Made of that Town: 108

No. 7, 8, 9 (July-Sept 1894)

  • Journal Through Part of Mount Desart [sic, read Mount Desert], 1768: 123
  • Petition to the General Court from Blue Hill in 1785: 129
  • Old Bucksport Deeds, 1774-1788: 131
  • Harvard College Lottery, 1811: 132
  • Incorporation of Towns in Maine Prior to 1820: 133
  • Ezekiel Averill, Revolutionary War veteran: 134
  • Town of Cushing: 134
  • Joseph Butterfield of Milford: 134
  • William O'Brien of Machias: 134
  • Marriages from Lincoln County Records: 135
  • Bangor House in London: 143
  • Old Town Village, 1824: 144
  • Robert McGlathery of Bristol, Me: 145
  • Holmes' Bay, Machiasport: 146
  • The Abenaquis Indians: 147
  • Old Town Village - Marsh Island: 149
  • Machias One Hundred Years Ago: An Old Account Book: 153
  • History of Bath, Maine, by Parker McCobb Reed [book notice]: 157
  • Sedgwick, Maine - List of Settlers at No. IV (Now Sedgwick) Dist. of Me., Taken 1785, November 16: 158
  • Soldiers from Lee, Penobscot County, in the War of the Rebellion: 159
  • Petition of John Bernard of Bath, Maine relating to Mount Desert: 162
  • Supreme Judicial Court in Maine: 162
  • City Point in Bangor: 163
  • Jonas Bond of Robbinston: 164
  • James Andrews and John Rouse - Portland Island in Casco Bay: 164
  • The New City Hall in Bangor: 165
  • A Record of Publishments and Marriages in the Town of Prospect, 1789 to 1832: 166
  • Old Indian Purchase on Penobscot River, 1796: 175
  • Records of Dover, Piscataquis County, Formerly No. 3 in Range 6: 176
  • Town Roads Laid Out in Trenton, 1804: 177
  • Mount Desert Notes: 177
  • Manasseh Smith of Wiscasset: 178
  • Samuel Moody Jr., of Brunswick: 180
  • State Tax in Hancock County, 1793: 181
  • Extracts from Trenton Records: 181
  • Wheelwright Families - Additions and Corrections Vol 9: 182

No. 10, 11, 12 (Oct-Dec 1894)

  • A Famous Law Suit 1765-1766 Relating to Bath: 183
  • A Record of Publishments and Marriages in the Town of Prospect, 1789 to 1832 [cont. from p. 174]: 189
  • Alexander Nickels of Bristol: 197
  • Burlington, Maine: 199
  • About Grave Stones: 201
  • Extracts from the Records of the Town of Prospect Made by Joseph P Martin, Esq., Town Clerk from 1818 to 1843: 202
  • Documents Concerning Penobscot Expedition, 1779: 204
  • Col. Joshua Carpenter, the First Representative from Dover, Maine: 206
  • David Brown of Millbridge: 207
  • Old Deed [Thomas Card of Woolwich]: 207
  • Dover, Maine: 208
  • Fisheries on the Coast of Maine and Acadia: 210
  • Shaw Families of Maine and Massachusetts [cont. from Vol 7 p. 89]: 211
  • Capt. John Bailey of Woolwich: 212
  • Resolve for Paying Sundry Accounts for Supplies to the Detached Troops at the Eastern Frontier, 27 February, 1813: 213
  • Incorporation of Towns in Maine Prior to 1820 [cont. from p. 134]: 214
  • David Page of Fryeburg, Maine and Some of His Descendants: 215
  • Dover Village Survey: 218
  • Inscriptions from Grave Stones [cont. from p. 102]: Jonesborough, Jonesport, Lubec, Machias, Mount Desert, Orland, Penobscot, Perry, Robbinston, Sedgwick, Surry, Pembroke, Trenton, Tremont, and other places: 219
  • Millbridge, Maine: 223
  • An Old Penobscot Lumberman, Lawrence Costigan: 227
  • Hon Stephen P Brown of Dover, Me: 228
  • Old Fox Island Deeds, 1771: 229
  • Relating to the First Election of President and Vice President, &c., 1788: 229
  • Eastport and Lubec: 230
  • Seventy-Five Years of Legislation in Maine for the Suppression of Intemperance: 232
  • Massachusetts Law in the Nineteenth Century: 239
  • Relating to the Uppermost Great Falls in Androscoggin River: 239
  • Intemperance as a Factor in Crime in Maine: 240
  • Eastport and Lubec: 241
  • A Famous Law Suit, 1765-1766 [comment on article, p. 183]: 241
  • Whiting, Maine: 242
  • Manasseh Smith of Wiscasset [addition to article, p. 178]: 242
  • First Prohibition Law in Maine: 242

Note

Contents of volumes 1, 2 and 3 can be found at Contents of the Maine Historical Magazine (1885-1894). Contents of volumes 4, 5 and 6 can be found at Contents of the Maine Historical Magazine (1885-1894) Part 2.

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