Contributed by Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum
Horatio King (1811-1897) of Paris was a companion of Hannibal Hamlin, co-owner with Hamlin of a newspaper called "The Jeffersonian" in 1830, and later became Assistant Postmaster General under President Buchanan.
He served as Postmaster General in 1861.
The portrait shown is a print of a larger portrait. Above the left shoulder is written "Rockwood, NY" and in the lower right corner is written "Yours Truly, Horatio King" in script.
About This Item
- Title: Horatio King, Washington, D.C., ca. 1870
- Creator: Rockwood, NY
- Creation Date: circa 1870
- Subject Date: circa 1870
- Local Name: Paris Hill
- Town: Paris, Washington
- County: Oxford
- State: DC, ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Dimensions: 25.3 cm x 20.5 cm
- Local Code: 1902.04b
- Collection: Horatio King Collection
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:Hamlin Memorial Library and Museum
PO Box 4316, Hannibal Hamlin Drive, Paris, ME 04271
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