Charles Ames Washburn and Sallie Cleaveland, 1865
Contributed by Washburn Norlands Living History Center
Wedding portrait of Charles Ames Washburn and wife Sallie Catherine Cleaveland. Charles was the son of Israel and Martha Benjamin Washburn. He was born in Livermore, March 16, 1822.
He graduated from Bowdoin College in 1848. He was the editor and publisher of the "Alta Californian" and later of "The Times" in California. In 1861 he was appointed by President Lincoln Minister Resident to Paraguay. He married Sallie Catherine Cleaveland in New York on May 11, 1865.
Charles also invented "Washburn's Typeograph" and sold the patent to the Remington Company.
- Title: Charles Ames Washburn and Sallie Cleaveland, 1865
- Creation Date: 1865
- Subject Date: 1865
- Town: Livermore
- County: Androscoggin, New York
- State: ME, NY
- Media: Photographic print
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Washburn Norlands Living History Center
290 Norlands Road, Livermore, ME 04253
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