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Item 73717

Title: Letter seeking protection for New Orleans cargo, 1862

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1862-07-31

Location: New Orleans

Media: Ink on paper

Item 7597

Title: Resolution for the protection of public lands

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1839-02-20

Location: Augusta

Media: ink on paper

Item 20314

Title: Chapman Bank moving day, Portland, 1924

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1924

Location: Portland

Media: Photograph

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Letter to Francis Pratt from family, 1865

In Canada During the Civil War

One surviving letter from the family of Francis Pratt to the young man who was in Canada in 1865 suggests that going to Canada to escape military service during the Civil War was not unheard of. The letter also suggests money was removed to Canada to protect it.