William Ladd, Minot, ca. 1830

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William Ladd, Minot, ca. 1830

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Description

William Ladd, who settled in Minot in 1812, spoke out against slavery and war. In 1828, he formed the American Peace Society. He spent a great deal of time promoting the idea of a World Congress of Nations.

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About This Item

  • Title: William Ladd, Minot, ca. 1830
  • Creator: Tappan, W. H.
  • Creation Date: circa 1830
  • Subject Date: circa 1830
  • Town: Minot
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper, engraving
  • Local Code: Coll. 17, Box 1
  • Collection: Dorothy M. Gulick collection of papers
  • Object Type: Image

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