John G. Dillingham to Margaret Dillingham, December 14, 1861

Contributed by Freeport Historical Society


Capt. John G. Dillingham writes from Hamburg, Germany, that the cargo is discharged and the ballast nearly loaded.

He plans to sail for New York or Bath, Maine, and mentions his dread of winter passage westward across the Atlantic Ocean.

He talks about brothers-in-law as well as their son, John Monroe Dillingham. He also writes about Freeport news and gifts for the family.

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About This Item

  • Title: John G. Dillingham to Margaret Dillingham, December 14, 1861
  • Creator: Dillingham, John Griffin
  • Creation Date: 1861-12-14
  • Subject Date: 1861
  • Town: Bath, Freeport, Hamburg, New York
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME, NY
  • Media: paper
  • Local Code: 1861-12-14 JGD to MDD letter
  • Collection: Dillingham family papers, Coll 135
  • Object Type: Text

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