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1860 Letter from US Treasury Official Richard Ela to Mrs. Morse at Concord, Massachusetts, re: lodging

Reprint from blog Heirlooms Reunited, September 30, 2010:




6 January 1860 letter from Richard Ela at…
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Added by Pam Beveridge on September 30, 2010 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Hanover 1817 House, Hanover, Maine; Genealogy of Ezra Smith, merchant of Topsham and Hanover, Maine

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1817 Hanover House, Hanover, Maine, Half Way Between Bethel and Rumford, U.S. Route 2, Telephone Rumford (Maine)…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on September 5, 2010 at 2:44pm — No Comments

1889 invoice from American Confectionery Company in Boston to T. Wyman & Son, Sebec, Maine

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1889 invoice from American Confectionery Company of No. 98 Canal Street, Boston, opposite Boston & Maine…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on September 5, 2010 at 10:11am — No Comments

1860s Snippet from Portland Transcript containing Portland shipping news and interesting enigma puzzle

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Found loose, a snippet cut from the Portland Transcript sometime from the 1860s or later [owing to a clue in the engima below], either by someone…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on September 4, 2010 at 1:35pm — No Comments

Handwritten Record of Family of Theophilus & Sarah (Rockwood) Hamlin of Augusta, Maine

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A Maine woman has graciously…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on August 31, 2010 at 3:41pm — No Comments

Cabinet Photo of an Elderly Ruth (Thorndike) McKellar of Spruce Head, Maine

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Wonderful cabinet photo of an elderly Ruth (Thorndike) McKellar, with an identification on reverse…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on August 26, 2010 at 11:53am — 4 Comments

Cabinet Photo John Roberts Edwards, b PA, lived UT and CA; married Barbara Etta Jackson, South Thomaston, Maine

This is a reprint of a blog post dated August 23, 2010 at the blog Heirlooms Reunited, which you are invited to browse or follow, at http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/…





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CDV of Willis Adams, no studio imprint, no locale, but possibly Willis Adams of Dixmont & South Thomaston, Maine

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Cabinet Photo of Franklin W. Wells & wife, North Anson, Maine

Reprint of post dated August 5, 2010 on my blog Heirlooms Reunited, which you are invited to browse or follow, at http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/…







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Ozias Bridgham, born Beddington Maine 1860, Ship Captain from Jonesboro, died at sea 1917



Photograph of Ozias Bridgham, who was born 1 July 1860, in Beddington, Maine, the son of Wilmot and Hannah Schoppee Bridgham. He died 26 October 1917, at sea. This photograph was taken by the Wurst studio, 180 Sixth Avenue, New York.…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on August 3, 2010 at 8:18pm — No Comments

1900 Photo of Maribeth Maria Jellison, Tenants Harbor, Maine, a student at Eastern State Normal School, Castine, Maine

This is a reprint of a post dated August 3, 2010, on my blog Heirlooms Reunited, which you are invited to browse or follow at http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/…




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Added by Pam Beveridge on August 3, 2010 at 9:59am — 2 Comments

Cabinet Photo of Alice W. (Hall) Grant, b 1860, wife of Charles; Rockland, Maine area

This is a reprint of a post dated August 2, 2010, from my blog Heirlooms Reunited, which you are invited to browse or follow at: http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/




Cabinet photo…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on August 2, 2010 at 7:59pm — No Comments

New Haven, Connecticut, Blue Laws, clipping in 1821 Vermont Register re-purposed as mini scrapbook

This is a reprint of a post dated August 2, 2010, on my blog Heirlooms Reunited, which you are invited to browse or follow at: http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/




Interesting…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on August 2, 2010 at 6:29pm — No Comments

1940 Souvenir Booklet & Class Day Program, Calais Academy, Calais, Maine; owned by Erma O. Ayer



Souvenir booklet of the Class of 1940 at the high school or academy in Calais, Maine, with handwritten activities and names, plus a program for Class Day, 1940, held at the Gymnasium,…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on July 30, 2010 at 2:23pm — No Comments

anyone related to John Thurston, 1st lighthouse keeper at Bass Harbor lighthouse?

John Thurston, born July 1, 1800 in Rockport, ME and died Nov 25, 1865 was my 3x great grandfather and the 1st lighthouse keeper at the Bass Harbor Lighthouse in Tremont/Bass Harbor. I was able to get some information on him from the Coast Guard and would be willing to share. In fact--I will try to get them online for anyone interested but things are a liitle crazy now--son and wife and 2 and 4 yr old daughters and a 1 week old baby girl live with us til they find a house to buy (their's sold… Continue

Added by Barbara Stevens on July 25, 2010 at 5:59pm — No Comments

c. 1890s Photograph of Students of Maple Point School, Robbinston, Maine; Lillian Gertrude & Sadie May Daggett

Circa 1890s photograph of students at the Maple Point School in Robbinston, Maine. Handwriting on reverse mentions "Misses Sadie and Lillian G. Daggett, South Robbinston, Washington County, Maine, P.O. Box 71". Unfortunately, assuming that these two girls are in the…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on July 23, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Card with Photos of 3 Women in Capitolian Trio, Augusta, Maine; Lena Beane; Louise B. Robinson; Harriet H. Matthews



Cardstock piece, approx. 5-1/4" x 4/1/4" advertising the Capitolian Trio, Augusta, Maine, comprised of three women: Lena Beane, Pianist and Organist; Louise B. Robinson, Vocalist; and…

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Added by Pam Beveridge on July 21, 2010 at 2:18pm — No Comments

1906 Postcard of Sanborn's Beach, Milbridge, Maine; addressed to Belle A. Stevens, Bangor, Maine; see genealogy below

This is a reprint of a post dated July 21, 2010, from my blog Heirlooms Reunited, which you are invited to browse or follow, at: http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/




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Added by Pam Beveridge on July 21, 2010 at 12:39pm — No Comments

John Clay Pooler, Sherman Mills, Maine, killed in Battle of Chateau Thierry 1918

This is a reprint of a post dated July 20, 2010, on my blog Heirlooms Reunited, which you are invited to browse or follow at http://heirloomsreunited.blogspot.com/…








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Added by Pam Beveridge on July 20, 2010 at 7:52pm — No Comments

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