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George W. Ingersoll Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0770-sc

Scope and Contents

The papers of a lawyer, businessman, and Collector of the Port of Bangor, Maine. Included are letters, bills, receipts, and agreements, mostly pertaining to logging in Maine. Also included are typed transcripts of many of the bills and letters. Also included is a copy of the pamphlet A tribute to the dead: Robert Ingersoll's matchless eulogy of Roscoe Conkling. Also included is An Act to incorporate the Bangor Boom Company (approved March 22, 1843)

Dates

  • 1835-1888
  • Majority of material found within ( 1835-1856)

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

George W. Ingersoll was born in New Gloucester, Maine, in 1803. He graduated at Bowdoin College in 1830, studied law, was admitted to the Maine bar, and went into practice in Old Town, Maine, in 1832. He moved to Bangor where he continued to practice law. He was Inspector of Customs in Bangor and represented the city in the state legislature of 1854 and 1855 and was Attorney-General of the state in 1860, the year of his death.

Extent

4 Folders (circa 100 Items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The papers of a lawyer, businessman, and Collector of the Port of Bangor, Maine. Included are letters, bills, receipts, and agreements, mostly pertaining to logging in Maine. Also included are typed transcripts of many of the bills and letters. Also included is a copy of the pamphlet A tribute to the dead: Robert Ingersoll's matchless eulogy of Roscoe Conkling. Also included is An Act to incorporate the Bangor Boom Company (approved March 22, 1843)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Allen Goodwin, Palermo, Maine.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the George W. Ingersoll Papers
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