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'''Riley Plantation''' is an extinct [[Maine plantations|plantation]], now an unorganized territory ([[Maine townships|township]]) in the North Oxford townships of Oxford County, Maine. Riley Plantation was organized for tax purposes from Township Letter A Number 1 (TA1) (also known as Ketchum) by 1851, and more formally again in 1879. By 1893 Riley Plantation was being taxed as "wild lands." Since then it has been unorganized territory.<ref name="CCTPM">Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, ''Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine: a Handbook of Incorporations, Dissolutions, and Boundary Changes'' (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 102 (digital p. 111). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link}} in the FamilySearch Catalog.</ref> <ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=riley_township Riley Township, Oxford County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 26 June 2013).</ref>  
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'''Riley Plantation''' is an extinct [[Maine Plantations|plantation]], now an unorganized territory ([[Maine townships|township]]) in the North Oxford townships of Oxford County, Maine. Riley Plantation was organized for tax purposes from Township Letter A Number 1 (TA1) (also known as Ketchum) by 1851, and more formally again in 1879. By 1893 Riley Plantation was being taxed as "wild lands." Since then it has been unorganized territory.<ref name="CCTPM">Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, ''Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine: a Handbook of Incorporations, Dissolutions, and Boundary Changes'' (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 102 (digital p. 111). A digital version is available via {{FHL|283056|item|disp=a link}} in the FamilySearch Catalog.</ref> <ref>[http://www.mainegenealogy.net/individual_place_record.asp?place=riley_township Riley Township, Oxford County, Maine] in ''Maine Genealogy'' (accessed 26 June 2013).</ref>  
  
 
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Riley Plantation is an extinct plantation, now an unorganized territory (township) in the North Oxford townships of Oxford County, Maine. Riley Plantation was organized for tax purposes from Township Letter A Number 1 (TA1) (also known as Ketchum) by 1851, and more formally again in 1879. By 1893 Riley Plantation was being taxed as "wild lands." Since then it has been unorganized territory.[1] [2]

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  1. Maine Historical Records Survey Project, Division of Professional and Service Projects, Work Projects Administration, Counties, Cities, Towns, and Plantations of Maine: a Handbook of Incorporations, Dissolutions, and Boundary Changes (Portland, Maine: The Survey, 1940), 102 (digital p. 111). A digital version is available via a link in the FamilySearch Catalog.
  2. Riley Township, Oxford County, Maine in Maine Genealogy (accessed 26 June 2013).