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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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Port of Portland's Custom House and Collectors of Customs

The collector of Portland was the key to federal patronage in Maine, though other ports and towns had collectors. Through the 19th century, the revenue was the major source of Federal Government income. As in Colonial times, the person appointed to head the custom House in Casco Bay was almost always a leading community figure, or a well-connected political personage.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… William Benjamin McKeen (1866-1962) was a barber in Strong for more than forty years. He is shown here on the steps of his shop ca. 1925.

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Strong, a Mussul Unsquit village - Online Items

… telephone switchboard, post office and McKeen's Barber Shop. Note the political banner stretched across the street for "F.

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Lincoln, Maine - Carney's Store

Around 1934, Peter sold his barber chair after finding that the clothing business was becoming more successful.