Samuel Freeman snuff box, ca. 1780
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Samuel Freeman (1743-1831) of Portland owned this snuff box. The initials "C.M." appear inside the cover.
Freeman was Portland's postmaster, a selectman, president of the Maine Bank, and served in numerous other civic functions. He also published the journal of the Rev. Thomas Smith, pastor the First Parish Church for 50 years.
- Title: Samuel Freeman snuff box, ca. 1780
- Creation Date: circa 1780
- Subject Date: circa 1780
- Town: Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: tin
- Dimensions (cm): 2 x 6
- Local Code: 1448*
- Object Type: Physical Object
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
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