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Instrument of Protest
Fogler Special Collections, Text

Instrument of Protest, sworn to in Liverpool, detailing a storm in the harbor that did great damage to the Bark J. J. Hathorn, owned by the Stuart family of Richmond, Maine.

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International trade
Merchant marine
Shipping
Shipping/Shipbuilding
Storms

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Types of Ice Crystals-CRREL
MPBN: Quest Series, Moving Image, 0:04:04

There’s an array of military and civil engineering projects at CRREL devoted to winter-related problems such as frazil ice blocking rivers.

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Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Ecology/Energy
Frazil ice
Winter -- New England

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John Davison letter from Demarara, Guyana, February 29, 1848
Maine Historical Society, Text

John Davison wrote to his wife, Eliza Ann Davison, and commented that since the abolition of slavery, business diminished in all the English West Indies.

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Davison, Eliza Ann
Davison, Eliza Ann (Gannett), b.1811 -- Correspondence
Davison, John
Davison, John -- Correspondence
Letters
Manuscripts
Seafaring life -- Description and travel
Ship captains -- Maine
Slavery

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Letter from Sumner Drinkwater to Father, Family Health & Planting
Fogler Special Collections, Text

Letter from Sumner Drinkwater to Father, discussing family health, planting, when the beans will be ready to pick, and agricultural work Sumner is doing, presumably for pay.

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Agriculture
Farming/Agriculture
Harvesting
Planting (Plant culture)

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End and Credits - Winter
MPBN: Quest Series, Moving Image, 0:02:15



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Humans -- Winter

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Agricultural Society Returns
Maine State Archives, Text

In an effort to encourage agricultural improvements, the state gave money to the Agricultural Societies to give as awards for the best in various catagories. This return is from Kennebec County.

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Farming/Agriculture
Agriculture -- Kennebec County (Me.)

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Petition for a bounty on wild animals
Maine State Archives, Text

Petition for a bounty on wild cats and loup-cerviers due to destruction of settlers flocks. 4 pages

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Animal Bounties
Environment: Fur trade, survival, industrial development, forest, conservation
External Forces: economic, demographic, technology, disease, wars
Farming/Agriculture
Hunting
Hunting, Trapping and the Fur Trade
Loup-cerviers
Settlements
Wild Animals
Wildcats

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Penobscot Indian Treaty of 1820; copies of letters
Maine State Archives, Text

Several letters regarding the 1820 Penobscot Indian Treaty.

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Indians of North America Land tenure
Indians of North America Treaties
Conflict-Stability: control of Maine, land disputes, French-English-Indians
Indians -- land rights
Native Americans
Land Disputes

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Interview with Camille (Ky) Theriault about planting potatoes
Maine Folklife Center, Sound

Selection from an interview with Camille (Ky) Theriault about his experiences growing up on a potato farm in Caribou, Maine, 1951-1954. In this selection he talks about women's farm chores, cutting seed potatoes, and planting potatoes.

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Agriculture
Farming/Agriculture
Planting (Plant culture)
Potatoes Planting time

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Intro - Winter
MPBN: Quest Series, Moving Image, 0:02:20



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Winter -- Maine
Home economics -- Cold weather conditions

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