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Item 80667

Letter to Sarah Tarbox from brother Valentine, 1844

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee

Date: 1844-06-04

Location: Westport Island; Readfield

Media: ink on paper

Item 80420

Letter to Sarah Tarbox from brother Valentine, 1841

Contributed by: Westport Island History Committee

Date: 1841-08-22

Location: Richmond; Kents Hill; Readfield

Media: ink on paper

Item 10212

John R. Eaton, Wilton, 1880

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1880

Location: Wilton

Media: Photoprint

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Thomaston Academy, Thomaston, ca. 1871

Away at School: Letters Home

Young men and women in the 19th century often went away from home -- sometimes for a few months, sometimes for longer periods -- to attend academies, seminaries, or schools run by individuals. While there, they wrote letters home, reporting on boarding arrangements and coursework undertaken, and inquired about the family at home.

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MMN Image 28122

Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Tillson Testimonial

Tillson. He received his education at the Maine Wesleyan Seminary at Kents Hill. While Henry was a student, President Lincoln issued a call for…