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Item 77743

George Beal on political appointments, Washington, 1869

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1869

Location: Portland; Norway

Media: Ink on paper

Item 77769

G.F. Shepley appointment as circuit judge, Washington, 1869

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1869

Location: Washington; Portland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 22542

Pepperrell appointment to colonial Council, 1727

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1726-06-01

Location: Boston; Kittery

Media: Ink on paper

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'Yes, I'll Try a Pair' cartoon, 1964

Margaret Chase Smith: A Historic Candidacy

When she announced her candidacy for President in January 1964, three-term Republican Senator Margaret Chase Smith became the first woman to seek the nomination of one of the two major political parties.

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Custom House, Portland, ca. 1910

Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, ca. 1863

George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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Westport Ferry Arriving at Wiscasset, 1941

Maine Department of Transportation

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Bangor from the east bank of the Penobscot River, ca. 1905

Life on a Tidal River - Bangor and the Civil War Resources

Being the Report of a Commission of Inquiry, Appointed by the United States Sanitary Commission. With an Appendix, Containing the Testimony.

Site Page

Customs House, Bath, ca. 1978

Bath's Historic Downtown - The Customs House

Robinson, David Branson and William M. Reed were appointed as commissioners to construct the building.