Contributed by Patten Free Library
This letter to Maine's first Governor William King of Bath is from James A. Thompson of Augusta. It discusses King's real estate interests. The letter also refers to the poor economic times of 1837.
Thompson was an intermediary in negotiating a real estate transaction between King and a Mr. Wingate. This transaction was one of many between 1800 and 1840, the period when King acquired extensive land holdings in many parts of the state.
About This Item
- Title: James A. Thompson to Gov. King, 1837
- Creator: Thompson, James A.
- Creation Date: 1837-01-04
- Subject Date: 1837-01-04
- Town: Augusta, Bath
- County: Kennebec, Sagadahoc
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 25.40 cm x 20.70 cm
- Local Code: Archival Box Vertical File No. 2 Letter K
- Object Type: Text
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- United States Economic Conditions 19th Century
- Maine--Real estate
- King, William 1768-1852--Correspondence
- Real Estate--Maine
- King, William 1768-1852 -- Correspondence
- Investment and Investments
- Real propetry -- United States
- Bonded Land
- Depression of 1830s
- Economic Conditions 1837
- Property transfer
- Real estate
- Real Estate
- Sale of land
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