Letter written by Capt. John G. Dillingham to his wife Margaret, November 21, 1861

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Capt. John G. Dillingham writes from Hamburg, Germany, about discharging the cargo, his health and the health of their son Monroe (John M.), his feat of being frozen in for the winter, and asks his wife to make herself as comfortable as possible "in these wartimes."

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About This Item

  • Title: Letter written by Capt. John G. Dillingham to his wife Margaret, November 21, 1861
  • Creator: Dillingham, John Griffin
  • Creation Date: 1861-11-21
  • Subject Date: 1861
  • Town: Freeport, Hamburg
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: paper
  • Local Code: 1861-11-21 JGD to MDD letter
  • Collection: Dillingham family papers, Coll 135
  • Object Type: Text

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