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Item 12011

Letter of Introduction, Bangor, 1828

Contributed by: Cary Library Date: 1828-04-28 Location: Houlton; Bangor Media: paper

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Item 74530

Note of introduction to Brig. Gen. Shepley, Bath, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1862-12-01 Location: New Orleans Media: Ink on paper

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Item 76039

Recommendation of William S. Cochran, Bangor, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: New Orleans; Augusta; Bangor Media: Ink on paper

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A Soldier's Declaration of Independence

William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations. His letters home to his mother reveal much about the economic hardships experienced by both soldiers and those at home.


400 years of New Mainers

Immigration is one of the most debated topics of debate in Maine. Controversy aside, immigration is also America's oldest tradition, and along with religious tolerance, what our nation was built upon. Since the first people--the Wabanaki--permitted Europeans to settle in the land now known as Maine, we have been a state of immigrants.


One Hundred Years of Caring -- EMMC

In 1892 five physicians -- William H. Simmons, William C. Mason, Walter H. Hunt, Everett T. Nealey, and William E. Baxter -- realized the need for a hospital in the city of Bangor had become urgent and they set about providing one.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Site Navigation Tips

Each volume also has an introduction. Each of the five volumes of John Martin's writings is available in full.

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Eastern Maine Medical Center

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