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 wrote to William King with an update regarding Maine’s potential statehood. Hill reported Maine’s admission to the Union was delayed because of the Missouri Compromise.
About This Item
- Title: Mark Hill to William King regarding Maine's admission 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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