John M. Dillingham to his mother Margaret, August 31, 1862

Contributed by Freeport Historical Society


Naval seaman John Monroe Dillingham is aboard the U.S. sloop of war Housatonic in Boston. He wrote a chatty letter about the ship and friends and concludes with a request for postage stamps.

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  • Title: John M. Dillingham to his mother Margaret, August 31, 1862
  • Creator: Dillinham, John Monroe
  • Creation Date: 1862-08-31
  • Subject Date: 1862
  • Town: Boston, Freeport
  • County: Cumberland, Suffolk
  • State: MA, ME
  • Media: Paper
  • Local Code: 1862-08-31 JMD to MDD letter
  • Collection: Dillingham family papers, Coll 135
  • Object Type: Text

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