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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.

Other Information


  • 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

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
http://www.mainehistory.org

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