Maine Text

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Maine Text

Description

Henshaw's description of Maine is confined within an emblem or shield that nicely mirrors the shape of the state.

Creator

Frances Alsop Henshaw

Source

Library of David Rumsey, Pub List No. 2501.000

Date

April 29, 1823

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Bounded North by CANADA East by NEW BRUNSWICK South by the Atlantick West by NEW HAMPSHIRE

MAINE

The winters here are severe with less changeable weather than in the more southern N England states. Portland the Capital situated on  Peninsula in long bay is the m ost commercial town the harbour is safe and seldom frozen over.

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Frances Alsop Henshaw, “Maine Text,” Inventing the Map (with Neatline), accessed October 18, 2017, http://henshaw.neatline.org/items/show/2.