Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Mark Hill (1772-1842) served as a Massachusetts State Representative from 1819-1821, and from 1821-1823 he served in the U.S. House of Representatives for Maine. He was a strong supporter of the separation of Maine from Massachusetts.
In this letter, Hill writes to William King with an update regarding Maine’s potential statehood. Hill reports Maine’s admission to the Union was being delayed because of Missouri Compromise
About This Item
- Title: Mark Hill to William King regarding Maine's addmission to the Union, Washington, DC, 1819
- Creator: Hill, Mark Langdon
- Creation Date: 1819-12-30
- Subject Date: 1819-12-30
- Town: Washington
- State: DC
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 25 cm x 20.5 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 165, Box 17/9
- Collection: William King papers
- Object Type: Text
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