Guide to the Kittery, Maine Legal Papers, 1652-1713

Collection number: MS 37
Size: (7 items) (0.10 cu.ft.)

About the Writers

Roger Deering (b. 1624 England d. 1718 Kittery, Territory of Maine). Son of Roger Deering and Joan Palmer. Spouse Mary____?. Ebenezer More (b. 1706 York, Territory of Maine, d. 1748 Territory of Maine). Son of John More and Sarah Cutts. Thomas Allen (b. 1700 Maryland, m. Mary Couch 1712 Kittery Point, d. 29 May 1733 Charles, Maryland). Son of John (Capt) Allen and Eleanor Lambert.

About the Kittery, Maine Legal Papers, 1652-1713

A 1713 appeal by Roger Deering, Ebenezer More, and Thomas Allen to the “Superior Court of Judicature” arguing a decision made by “the Inferior Court of Common pleas [sic] held at York” on disputed land. In addition to the 1713 appeal, includes four depositions, a 1685 deed, and the decision of Kittery’s inhabitants to “Come under the Government of Massachusetts.” All were copied from the originals as evidence for the appeal.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], [Folder], [Box], Kittery, Maine Legal Papers, 1652-1713, MS 37, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

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