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The collection contains notes and information on the Perkins family gathered and compiled from around 1911 to 1913 by Enoch Perkins of Malden, Massachusetts. Also included are letters to various generations of the family written between 1772 and 1885 as well as legal documents, wills, deeds, receipts and other family papers dating from 1700 to 1901. Newspaper clippings about family members, poetry and various artifacts are also found as part of the collection. A folder of letters from 1846 to 1888 written to Nelson Bean and his son Byron Bean, both of New Sharon, Maine, is also included in the collection. The relationship of the Beans to the Perkins family is unknown.
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SpC MS 0401
Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "Perkins Family Papers, 1700-1945" (2015). Finding Aids. Number 87.