Nathan Cutler, Farmington, ca. 1850

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Nathan Cutler (1775-1861), a native of Massachusetts and a graduate of Dartmouth College, moved to Farmington in 1803.

He represented Farmington in the General Court in 1809-1811 and 1819, when he became a delegate to Maine's first Constitutional Convention.

He served in the Maine Senate in 1828 and 1829, and, as president in 1829, he briefly served as governor when Enoch Lincoln died.

Reelected to public office as County Treasurer for Franklin County in 1838 and again in 1842, he represented Farmington for one last time in the Maine Legislature in 1844.

Nathan Cutler was an avid reader. He maintained a large and eclectic library for his own use and was one of the founders of the Farmington Academy as well as being a successful lawyer.

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  • Title: Nathan Cutler, Farmington, ca. 1850
  • Creation Date: circa 1850
  • Subject Date: 1829
  • Location: Augusta, Kennebec County, ME
  • Media: Carte de visite
  • Dimensions: 7.6 cm x 5 cm
  • Local Code: 29-207232-F001-I018
  • Object Type: Image

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