Silhouette of Samuel Freeman, ca. 1780

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Silhouette of Samuel Freeman, ca. 1780

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Samuel Freeman (1743-1831) was a prominent citizen of Portland, Maine during the 18th and 19th centuries. He was instrumental in founding the first public library in Portland (then Falmouth), Maine, served in the judiciary system as judge and clerk, as well as held the post of the first postmaster of Portland, in 1775.

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About This Item

  • Title: Silhouette of Samuel Freeman, ca. 1780
  • Creation Date: circa 1780
  • Subject Date: circa 1780
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Paper
  • Dimensions: 17 cm x 12 cm
  • Local Code: SC8
  • Object Type: Image

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

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