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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…

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John Martin: Expert Observer - Part 5, pages 77-96

… Jefferson Davis capture Return of troops National debt Marcellus Emery Bill Bartlett Bangor Union Womens' fashion Pro Andrew Johnson meeting…

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Tate House Museum

View collections, facts, and contact information for this Contributing Partner.

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - Louis B. Lausier (1879-1962)

… took great pride in maintaining Biddeford as a debt-free city. He was a controversial figure, particularly among champions of social services and…

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Biddeford History & Heritage Project - V. A Cascade of Booms & Busts (1790-1865) - Page 2 of 3

The war years in the city were difficult; high taxes, city debt, mill layoffs & the ensuing joblessness and poverty took their toll.

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Guilford, Maine - Modern History: 1966 to Present

… modernizing and expanding, there was no municipal debt, several new businesses including a credit union arrived and even another great downtown…

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Presque Isle: The Star City - History of Presque Isle

… in poor years, fluctuations in yields and prices, debt, and foreclosure. Like in other places, the economy went through cycles of boom and bust and…

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Western Maine Foothills Region - Dixfield - Page 1 of 5

… needed to raise money to pay off its huge war debts. The Committee of the State of Eastern Lands became the vehicle for veterans to obtain new…

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Swan's Island: Six miles east of ordinary - II. Pinkies, wherries, skiffs and chebaccos: Early Settlement

… in Paris, France for twenty-two years for a debt he did not acknowledge. He was released from St.

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Mercy Hospital - Mercy & the Community

The family accrued over $250,000 in debt to pay for his care. Gary saw how hard this process had been on his family, and came up with the idea for…