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=== Post-Revolutionary War Records ===
In 1783 the 2nd Massachusetts Committee for the Sale of Eastern Lands was formed to sell unclaimed land and distribute grants to soldiers. In 1794 more than 2,000,000 acres were sold.
The [http://www.maine.gov/sos/arc/ Maine State Archives] has the records of the Maine Land Office. A [http://www.maine.gov/sos/arc/research/land.html list of the principle collections] with an index of the Revolutionary War Land Grants, 1830s is shown on the Web site.
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