Monthly Archives: February 2021

General Lafayette’s Visit to Scarborough

by Linda Snow McLoon The Marquis de Lafayette (1757-1834) was a French aristocrat and military officer who came to the aid of the American colonies during the Revolutionary War. He developed a friendship with George Washington, who put him in … Continue reading

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A New Road – Saco Line to Pains Road – 1822

Persuant to a request of a number of inhabitance freeholders of the town of Scarborough to lay out a road from the town line betw said Scarb & Saco to go into Pains road at or near Enoch Libbys road … Continue reading

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Warrant for 1829 Election

To John M. Parker Constable of the Town of Scarborough                                                                         Greeting You are hereby required in the name of the State of Maine to notify and warn the inhabitants of the Town of Scarborough qualified to vote in the … Continue reading

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Bill satisfied – 29 Dec 1877 – for work at a Pine Point hotel

Portland   Dec 29 1877 Mr. O. G. Robinson                         To Migiel Levesque Jr 1877 Octo 15 to 15 bushels [?]                                   5.25               “                     Carting                            1.00 Dec 1st   “  Plastering 3078 yds 6c                   184.68                         Patching                                       2.00 … Continue reading

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Warrant to Jon Donnell Constable – 1835

Transcription of a 16 April 1835 warrant to inform individuals they had been elected to office. The warrant was completed 28 April 1835. To John Donnell          Constable of the Town of Scarborough The Persons names in the ensuing list were … Continue reading

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Scrapbook 10.39.01x

“Scrapbook 10.39.01“ consists of newspaper clippings that appear to have been scanned about 2015 but not OCRed until now. The clippings include the following articles: Page Article Title Date Key Person or Place .01a Eight Corners Church   First Free … Continue reading

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