Keywords: Law offices
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Contributed by: Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum
Media: Photographic print
Contributed by: Maine Historical Society
Date: circa 1920
Post office clerks began collecting strong red, white, and blue string, rolling it onto a ball and passing it on to the next post office to express their support for the Union effort in the Civil War. Accompanying the ball was this paper scroll on which the clerks wrote messages and sometimes drew images.
Fewer than 30 copies of the first printing of the Declaration of Independence are known to exist. John Dunlap hurriedly printed copies for distribution to assemblies, conventions, committees and military officers. Authenticating authenticity of the document requires examination of numerous details of the broadside.
The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.
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… as the Federal Building which housed Federal Offices as well as the Post Office. This was the area where a bandstand once stood where many concerts…
He then moved his law office to the house. Lucia Wadsworth (1783-1864) Lucia Wadsworth was the sister of Zilpah Longfellow.
He next set up a partnership with his brother-in-law, Dr. Benjamin Jones Porter, and opened a store, which was conducted by Dr. Porter.