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Jeannette F. (Lamb) Adams Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0657-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Folded letter with envelope. Letter refers to Joshua Chamberlain. Mrs. Horace G. Allen (nee Grace Dupee Chamberlain) was his daughter.

Thomas Adams Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0659-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter to Charles Cate, son-in-law of Thomas Adams. Relates to J. Quincy Adams, Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, slavery.

James Alden Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0650-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter between friends and officers. Mentions a check for 45.00 for a bookcase (see letter of May 8, 1869). Update on happenings: political, military and personal.

James Alden Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0660-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter between friends and officers. Alden updates Walker on his request for additional marines, moving of personal effects, payment of a bookcase and political news.

Fred H. Allen Letters

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Identifier: SpC MS 0992-sc
Overview Letters of a farmer and log driver in the late 19th century.

Elisha Ayer Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0654-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Addressed to the "Wright Honarable" Col. Thomas Cutts, Esq. Begins as a personal letter and then turns to business about supplying iron.

George W. Ayer Letter (December 28, 1862)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0653-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter is written "Camping in the woods near Patomac Creek Station, Va," during the Civil War. Mr. Ayer is less than pleased with the organization and leadership of the army and the war, in general.

George W. Ayer Letter (November 16, 1862)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0652-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter is written in Warrington, Va., during the Civil War. Mr. Ayer is eager to know of news from home. Discusses much information about the war becoming "political" and the "armey" becoming "democrat."

Parley A. Bailey Correspondence

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Identifier: SpC MS 0028
Scope and Contents Collection contains letters written by Bailey to his wife Judith, Judith Bailey's letters to her husband and a few letters written by Bailey's daughter Mary to him while he was serving in the Civil War. Also contains one letter written by Mary to her uncle Montraville Bailey in 1865.

Sidney Baldwin Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0655-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Discusses "winter" letters Baldwin sent to Hahn for his historical files.

Lewis W. Ball Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 1595-sc
Overview Letter written by Ball to his cousin, Mrs. Howard O. Merrill, Morrills Cor., Maine telling of his service in the Spanish-American War as a member of the 8th Company, U.S. Volunteer Signal Corps. The letter discusses his duties, conditions in camp, etc. Collection also contains a letter dated Dec. 27, 1969 from Adelbert H. Merrill, donor of the collection, to James C. MacCampbell, director of Fogler Library, giving his memories of Lewis Ball. MacCampbell's reply and a brief history of the 8th...

John W. Ballou Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0656-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Written on Sheriff's office stationary. Refers to papers sent to Zina about Bowdoinham and asks for acknowledgement of their receipt. Refers to Bro. Plummer and to other personal matters.

David Barker Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0661-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter discusses legal matters.

Alice Barrows Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0894-sc
Overview The papers of an American educator. Included are letters, publications, clippings, and notes, relating to Miss Barrows' work in education; a manuscript for an autobiography which she never completed; some family material, particularly concerning Charles Dana Barrows (1846-1892); a genealogy of the Prentice family; deeds (1820-1839) from Fryeburg, Maine; notes on impressions of Thomas Brackett Reed; photographs of family members; and a photocopy of an article about her in Urban Education (v. 9,...

Samuel P. Bates Collection on Rudy Vallée

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Identifier: SpC MS 1777
Scope and Contents Collection of memorabilia, recordings, correspondence, and photographs that serves to document the relationship between Samuel P. Bates and his family with Rudy Vallee and his wife Eleanor.

George Lafayette Beal Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0867-sc
Overview Papers of an army officer in the Civil War. Included are handwritten letters by George Lafayette Beal during the Civil War, a photocopy of an autobiography including Beal's service record, and a photograph of Beal.

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0046
Overview Contains Civil War correspondence of Frank L. Lemont (Company E, 5th Maine Regiment); letters of Charles Warner (145th New York Volunteers); diaries of John B. Bailey, Ezekiel Ellis, Edwin M. Truell and George Washington Verrill. Also contains record books.

Charles Austin Beard Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0662-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter refers to "the views of Locke the Theorist" and of Shaftesbury and to a book on Locke by Fowler.

Beebee, Ludlow & Co. Collection

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Identifier: SpC MS 0866-sc
Overview A small collection of records of a bullion and exchange dealer. The collection includes letters, receipts, and accounts of Beebee, Ludlow & Co. of New York, Beebee & Co. of New York, and Ludlow, Beebee & Co. of Philadelphia. The period covered is 1846 to 1881.

John C. Berdeen Letter

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Identifier: SpC MS 0663-sc
Overview Typewritten letter signed. Envelope and brochure (A Five-Year Program for Good Will Homes and Schools 1919-1924) included. Letter from the Assistant Treasurer of the Good Will Home Association in absence of G.W. Hinckley. Refers to mailing of brochure and request for funds.

Edward Robie Berry Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0049
Scope and Contents Papers include letters, family history, photographs, patent clippings, personal finances, 5 books, a Grasselli Medal for applied chemistry, 1 postccard scrapbook of Maud Henneberry.

Hiram Gregory Berry Letter (February 2, 1850)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0664-sc
Overview Photocopy of autograph letter signed. Refers to schooner Mary Snow carrying "a load of Boards", sailing to Bucksport.

Hiram Gregory Berry Letter (May 14, 1861)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0665-sc
Overview Photocopy of autograph letter signed. Refers to appointment and transfer for organizing regiment.

James Gillespie Blaine Letter (August 11, 18??)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0669-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Relates to "Aroostook" and Marshall Stanley.

James Gillespie Blaine Letter (December 26, 1861)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0666-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter relates to Bills for transporting troops and war munitions over Maine railroads.

James Gillespie Blaine Letter (May 2, 1881)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0668-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Relates to taxation of vessels engaged in foreign trade.

James Gillespie Blaine Letter (May 7, 1867)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0667-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Refers to arrangements for trip to Ireland and Wales which may include Lot and two friends.

James Gillespie Blaine Letter (undated)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0670-sc
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.

Jacob Blanchard Diaries

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Identifier: SpC MS 0985-sc
Overview Diaries of a resident of Blanchard, Maine. The 4 diaries cover the years 1887, 1888, 1889-June 1890, and 1892-June 1894.

James A. Blanchard II Correspondence

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Identifier: SpC MS 1749
Overview Correspondence from James A. Blanchard II to his wife, June E. (Peterson) Blanchard, and his son, Bob Blanchard, while he was stationed in the Pacific with the U.S. Navy during World War II. Also includes letters from June Blanchard to James A. Blanchard II.