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Historical Items

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Item 76133

Horatio Jose on Portland business opportunities, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: Portland; New Orleans; Boston; Worcester Media: Ink on paper

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Item 35712

W.H. Hobbs letter on business college, Bangor, 1866

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1866 Location: Bangor Media: Ink on paper

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Item 76504

H. Jose to Brig. Gen. Shepley on Portland business, 1863

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1863 Location: Portland; New Orleans; Mobile Media: Ink on paper

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Exhibits

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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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John Hancock's Relation to Maine

The president of the Continental Congress and the Declaration's most notable signatory, John Hancock, has ties to Maine through politics, and commercial businesses, substantial property, vacations, and family.

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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.

Site Pages

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Tate House Museum

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Gorham L. Boynton, Bangor, ca. 1867

… modern shaped house on Ohio st and grounds to correspond he is a man who always bows his head to every body he knows whether he is democrat or…

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Thomaston: The Town that Went to Sea - Henry Knox: Land Dealings

Among Knox’s correspondence is an advertisement that illustrates the ongoing discussions: “August 27, 1798.