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Historical Items

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Item 70440

Sebago Bounty Reimbursement Claim Questions, 1869

Contributed by: Maine State Archives through Maine State Archives Date: 1896-06-19 Location: Sebago; Westbrook; Gorham Media: Ink on paper

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William Pepperrell on debt settlement, 1748

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1745 Location: Kittery; Louisbourg Media: Ink on paper

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Lee, Higginson & Company Belgian investment letter, 1920

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1920-01-14 Location: Portland; Boston Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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George F. Shepley: Lawyer, Soldier, Administrator

George F. Shepley of Portland had achieved renown as a lawyer and as U.S. Attorney for Maine when, at age 42 he formed the 12th Maine Infantry and went off to war. Shepley became military governor of Louisiana early in 1862 and remained in the military for the duration of the war.

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The Life and Legacy of the George Tate Family

Captain George Tate, mast agent for the King of England from 1751 to the Revolutionary War, and his descendants helped shape the development of Portland (first known as Falmouth) through activities such as commerce, shipping, and real estate.

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George W. Hinckley and Needy Boys and Girls

George W. Hinckley wanted to help needy boys. The farm, school and home he ran for nearly sixty nears near Fairfield stressed home, religion, education, discipline, industry, and recreation.

Site Pages

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Civil War

Economically the city faced a huge debt crisis during these years, and many citizens refused to pay the tax assessments imposed by the city…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - The Civil War & Biddeford

… years to overcome, in addition to an ever deepening city debt that administration after administration would work to extinguish. Read more....

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Scrap & Sketch Book 2: 1864-1866

… 5, pages 77-96 Lincoln's assassination, national debt, Bangor Democrats, Mutual Store "scam"   Part 6, pages 97-113 July 4, 1865 activities…