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Item 18169

Last Day Cancellation, Sebago, 1940

Contributed by: Sebago Historical Society

Date: 1940-04-30

Location: Sebago

Media: Paper Ink Stamps

Item 15808

Needlecraft envelope, from Augusta to Grand Falls, New Brunswick

Contributed by: Kings Landing Historical Settlement

Date: circa 1930

Location: Augusta

Media: paper

Item 11319

Longfellow Stamp First Day Cover, 1940

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1940-02-16

Location: Portland

Media: Ink on paper

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Samantha Smith, Manchester, 1983

Samantha Smith's Questions

Samantha Smith, a Manchester schoolgirl, gained international fame in 1983 by asking Soviet leader Yuri Andropov whether he intended to start a nuclear war and then visiting the Soviet Union to be reassured that no one there wanted war.

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Lt. Charles Bridges request for coffins, Port Hudson, 1864

Lt. Charles Bridges: Getting Ahead in the Army

Sgt. Charles Bridges of Co. B of the 2nd Maine Infantry was close to the end of his two years' enlistment in early 1863 when he took advantage of an opportunity for advancement by seeking and getting a commission as an officer in the 3rd Regiment U.S. (Colored) Volunteers.

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Charles Weed's Certificate of Disability, 1862

Home Ties: Sebago During the Civil War

Letters to and from Sebago soldiers who served in the Civil War show concern on both sides about farms and other issues at home as well as concern from the home front about soldiers' well-being.

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Invitation, Farmington, 1903

Farmington: Franklin County's Shiretown - Invitation, Farmington, 1903

It has a one cent postage stamp and cancellation marks from Farmington. The weather was fine, and over two thousand persons attended.