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John G. Dillingham letter to his wife, October 20, 1861

Contributed by Freeport Historical Society

Merchant seaman John G. Dillingham writes from Queenstown, Ireland, to his wife, Margaret, in Freeport, about the passage around Cape Horn. He also talks about his wrath at seeing the Confederate flag on a ship that passes at sea.

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  • Title: John G. Dillingham letter to his wife, October 20, 1861
  • Creator: Dillingham, John Monroe
  • Creation Date: 1861-10-20
  • Subject Date: 1861
  • Town: Antwerp, Cape Horn, Cork, Freeport, Queenstown
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: paper
  • Local Code: 1861-10-20 JGD to MDD letter
  • Collection: Dillingham family papers, Coll 135
  • Object Type: Text

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Freeport Historical Society
45 Main Street, Freeport, ME 04032
(207) 865-3170

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