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Settling the Maine Wilderness - Moses Greenleaf, His Maps, and His Household of Faith, 1777-1834.
Osher Library Associates, Occasional Publication No.3.
For professor Macdougall, this book is the culmination of over twenty-five years of research and writing carried out during breaks from teaching at the University of Maine. By examining the cultural milieu of his time, he places Greenleaf's contributions within the context of Maine's growth and development during its formative years from province to statehood. This biographer also shares a kinship with Greenleaf on several counts. First is an appreciation for the land which Greenleaf held dear, since his own home is situated in Williamsburg. As a Freemason, he lives by the same principles which governed Greenleaf's life and imbued his ""household of faith."" And last, as an educator, he shares his concerns for improving the educational opportunities for Maine's youth.
Maine, Cartography, Moses Greenleaf, Surveying, New England History, Antiquarian Maps
Genealogy | Geography | Human Geography | Social History | United States History
Macdougall, Walter M., "Settling the Maine Wilderness - Moses Greenleaf, His Maps, and His Household of Faith, 1777-1834" (2006). Friends of OML, Occasional Publications. 8.
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