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Caleb Strong (1745-1819) served as governor to Massachusetts from 1800-1807 and 1812-1816. He was one of the first U.S. Senators from Massachusetts, elected in 1789 and serving for four years.
On Aug. 5, 1812, during the War of 1812, he ordered a small militia to an area in northern Maine to defend against a British attack.
About This Item
- Title: Caleb Strong, Massachusetts, ca. 1810
- Creation Date: circa 1810
- County: Washington
- State: MA, ME
- Media: engraving
- Local Code: Coll. 420, v. 22
- Collection: Fogg, John Samuel Hill autograph collection
- Object Type: Image
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