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Item 36594

Title: White Church, Biddeford, ca. 1894

Contributed by: McArthur Public Library

Date: circa 1894

Location: Biddeford

Media: photographic print

Item 13308

Title: Henry Hinsdale letter on Indians, abolition, New York, 1841

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1841-11-02

Location: North Fairfield; Paris

Media: Ink on paper

Item 99276

Title: Lucretia Sewall to husband about dental issues, abolition, Portland, 1838

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1838-04-08

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibit

Letter from Ambrose Crane about stolen slave, 1835

Slavery's Defenders and Foes

Mainers, like residents of other states, had differing views about slavery and abolition in the early to mid decades of the 19th century. Religion and economic factors were among the considerations in determining people's leanings.

Exhibit

Reuben Ruby hack ad, Portland, 1834

Reuben Ruby: Hackman, Activist

Reuben Ruby of Portland operated a hack in the city, using his work to earn a living and to help carry out his activist interests, especially abolition and the Underground Railroad.