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Item 77453

Title: James Blaine telegram to G.F. Shepley, Augusta, 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1868-08-04

Location: Portland; Rockland

Media: Ink on paper

Item 76632

Title: Republican delegates to national convention, 1868

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1868

Location: Portland; Norridgewock; Chicago

Media: Ink on paper

Item 11283

Title: Gov. Baxter political ribbon, 1922

Contributed by: Baxter State Park

Date: 1922

Location: Bangor

Media: Ribbon with button

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Exhibit

Dunlap Declaration of Independence, 1776

Unlocking the Declaration's Secrets

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.

Exhibit

Reuben Ruby hack ad, Portland, 1834

Reuben Ruby: Hackman, Activist

Reuben Ruby of Portland operated a hack in the city, using his work to earn a living and to help carry out his activist interests, especially abolition and the Underground Railroad.