George Washington Pierce, ca. 1832

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George Washington Pierce, ca. 1832

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George Washington Pierce (1805-1835) was married to Anne Longfellow, sister of poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

A native of Baldwin, Pierce graduated from Bowdoin College in 1825, and studied law with Longfellow's father, Stephen. He and Anne Longfellow married in 1832. He died three years later.

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  • Title: George Washington Pierce, ca. 1832
  • Creation Date: circa 1832
  • Subject Date: circa 1832
  • Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 14 cm x 11 cm
  • Local Code: A85-199
  • Object Type: Image

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