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John Martin: Expert Observer - Lewiston Journal article on Katahdin Iron Works

Lewiston Journal article on Katahdin Iron Works   Article on KIW This undated article from the Lewiston Journal was among John Martin's effects.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Illustrations

Illustrations Thieves in Bangor, ca. 1865Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum When he visited Belfast and saw a house he admired…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 534-603

Intro: pages 534-603 Approximately 1859-1854   Part 8, pages 534-603 Two of Martin's children were quite ill with measles; he looked for a new…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 129-142

Intro: pages 129-142   Part 7, pages 129-end The final pages of Scrapbook 3 continue the story of the 1872 presidential campaign -- the contest…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 6, pages 97-113

Part 6, pages 97-113 In this section, Martin has a newspaper article that discusses the July 4, 1865 festivities in Bangor in some detail.

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 3, pages 38-56

Part 3, pages 38-56 In a combination of newspaper clippings and original narrative, Martin moves from the political to the personal, and topics in…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 604-650

Intro: pages 604-650 Approximately 1860-1865   Part 9, pages 604-end John Martin concluded his 650-page journal writing about the effects of the…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 121-end

Intro: pages 121-end   Part 4, pages 121-end The final section of Martin's scrapbook begins with his reflections on the new inventions and…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Alonzo Raynes remembrance of trip around Cape Horn

Alonzo Raynes remembrance of trip around Cape Horn   Alonzo Raynes remembrance This newspaper clipping from an unidentified California newspaper…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Use policies and agreements

Use policies and agreements Please click on this link to read the policies for use of the materials on this site: MMN Policies and Agreements X…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro: pages 278-361

Intro: pages 278-361   Part 5, pages 278-361 Approximately 1849-1850 Martin described the cholera epidemic of 1849, and, in great detail, the…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 1, pages 000-26

Part 1, pages 000-26 Martin begin his Scrap & Sketch Book with information about the Bangor House and Franklin House, and his theme throughout much…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 4, pages 57-76

Part 4, pages 57-76 Much of this section is about the 1864 presidential election and the end of the war activities in Bangor in which a large crowd…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Intro to pages 0-46

Intro to pages 0-46   Part 1, to page 46 The section includes the Constitution of the organization, information about Acadian Hall, Wasgatts…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - About This Project

About This Project X In 1997, the Maine State Museum and the Maine Historical Society, with the support of the Maine Historic Preservation…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Martin-Raynes-Stevens Family Trees

Martin-Raynes-Stevens Family Trees John Martin's Journal begins with a genealogy for his family and that of his wife, Clara Cary.

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

… Scrap & Sketch Book 2: 1864-1866 First balloon ascension, Bangor, 1857Maine Historical Society and Maine State Museum In the book he labeled…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 8, pages 135-150

Part 8, pages 135-150 The final section of the Scrap & Sketch Book is primarily about the criminal activity in Bangor, the results of court…