Waistcoat belonging to Samuel Freeman, c. 1786

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


This waistcoat belonged to Samuel Freeman, (1743-1831) a prominent citizen of Portland (then Falmouth). He was Portland's first postmaster, helped found the first public library, served on the Committee of Correspondence during the Revolution, and served in the courts for most of his adult life.

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About This Item

  • Title: Waistcoat belonging to Samuel Freeman, c. 1786
  • Creation Date: circa 1786
  • Subject Date: circa 1786
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Silk, linen, corduroy
  • Dimensions: 52 cm x 110 cm
  • Local Code: 1447*
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

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

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