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James Gillespie Blaine Letter (undated)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0670-sc

Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed. Informal letter (five pages), speaks of electricity, Green Mountain, Handy, Cornell, Edison, running for presidency (probably 1892 election), etc. Blaine directed the recipient (unknown) of this letter to burn it.

Dates

  • undated

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

James Gillespie Blaine was born 1830 Jan. 31 in West Brownsville, Pa., and died 1893 Jan. 27 in Washington, D.C. He was a Maine politician and served in the state legislature and then in the federal government as a Representative, Senator, and Secretary of State. He ran for President in 1884 as a Republican (unsuccessfully).

Extent

1 item

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Autograph letter signed. Informal letter (five pages), speaks of electricity, Green Mountain, Handy, Cornell, Edison, running for presidency (probably 1892 election), etc. Blaine directed the recipient (unknown) of this letter to burn it.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the James Gillespie Blaine Letter (undated)
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686