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Historical Items

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Item 81167

Confederate veterans plea for help, Richmond, 1884

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1884 Location: Richmond Media: Ink on paper

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Item 78828

Hannibal Hamlin plea for son's appointment, Washington, 1871

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1871 Location: Portland; Washington Media: Ink on paper

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Item 76606

James Dunning plea to Gen. Shepley, Bangor, 1864

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1864 Location: Portland; Bangor; Norfolk Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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Women, War, and the Homefront

When America entered the Great War in 1917, the government sent out pleas for help from American women, many of whom responded at the battle front and on the home front.

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Student Exhibit: Save the Skowhegan Grange & Granges in General

A brief history of the Grange in Skowhegan, its importance to community history, and a plea to save it from destruction.

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The Public Face of Christmas

Christmas, a Christian holiday observed by many Mainers, has a very public, seasonal face that makes it visible to those of all beliefs.

Site Pages

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Historic Hallowell - Dummer House

As a judge on the Court of Common Pleas in Kennebec County, in 1794 he presided over a paternity case involving one of Martha Ballard's patients.

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Maine's Pauper Laws and the Cumberland Overseers of the Poor

The Circuit Court of Common Pleas in the county where any relatives resided had the ability to assess and apportion sums for the support of the…

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Cumberland & North Yarmouth - Maine's Pauper Laws and the Cumberland Overseers of the Poor

The Circuit Court of Common Pleas in the county where any relatives resided had the ability to assess and apportion sums for the support of the…