Enoch Lincoln, Paris

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Enoch Lincoln, Paris

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Between 1819 and 1826, Enoch Lincoln (1788-1829), a lawyer and legislator, boarded with Dr. Cyrus Hamlin of Paris Hill.

In the several years before Maine became a state, Lincoln was the U.S. Representative from the 7th District of Massachusetts; then a U.S. Representative from Maine, 1821-26.

Lincoln was elected Governor of Maine in 1826 and died in 1829 while serving as governor.

This daguerreotype was taken from a portrait of Lincoln created ca. 1827.

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About This Item

  • Title: Enoch Lincoln, Paris
  • Creation Date: circa 1860
  • Subject Date: 1827
  • Town: Paris
  • County: Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Daguerreotype
  • Local Code: Coll. 443, Box 3/2/5
  • Collection: Miscellaneous daguerreotypes
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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