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Historical Items

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Item 11316

Letter from Committee of Bangor, 1832

Contributed by: Cary Library Date: 1832-07-03 Location: Houlton; Bangor; Fredericton; St. John Media: Ink on paper

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Item 101258

Samuel Adams to James Warren, Springfield, Massachusetts, 1776

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1776-10-17 Location: Springfield; Watertown Media: Ink on paper

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Item 54185

Shaarey Tphiloh Finance Committee statement, 1902

Contributed by: Congregation Shaarey Tphiloh Date: 1902 Location: Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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State of Mind: Becoming Maine

The history of the region now known as Maine did not begin at statehood in 1820. What was Maine before it was a state? How did Maine separate from Massachusetts? How has the Maine we experience today been shaped by thousands of years of history?

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A Soldier's Declaration of Independence

William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations. His letters home to his mother reveal much about the economic hardships experienced by both soldiers and those at home.

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The Sanitary Commission: Meeting Needs of Soldiers, Families

The Sanitary Commission, formed soon after the Civil War began in the spring of 1861, dealt with the health, relief needs, and morale of soldiers and their families. The Maine Agency helped families and soldiers with everything from furloughs to getting new socks.

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Westport Island History Committee

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Mantor Library, University of Maine Farmington

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Mount Desert Island: Shaped by Nature - Charles K. Savage (1903-1979): The View from Asticou - Page 4 of 6

… officials with visits, questions, and personal correspondence providing alternatives to their unsightly plans to extend utility infrastructure down…