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Freeman fire bucket

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

This leather fire bucket has the words, "NO2/S-FREEMAN/1783" and "Bought by J.M.GERRISH 1831" written on it. Presumably used by Samuel Freeman (1731-1813) prominent citizen of Portland, Maine.

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  • Title: Freeman fire bucket
  • Creation Date: 1783
  • Subject Date: 1783
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Leather
  • Dimensions: 30 cm x 22 cm
  • Local Code: F11
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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