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Roger Howell Document Collection, 1689-1887

York County Colonial Material, 1689-1774
19 items
Catalog Number: M94.1

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Series Description:
This series contains material relating to colonial York County, Maine. Much of the series relates to John Hill, William Pepperrell, their families, and other members of the community.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
Restrictions:None.


Shipping and Legal Documents, 1785-1847
15 items
Catalog Number: M94.2

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Series Description:
This series contains various shipping and legal documents and appointments. The material dates from 1785-1847 and is mostly from Massachussets and Maine. Notable individuals include: Sam Adams, Henry Clay, James Bowdoin, John Hancock, and Patrick Henry.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
Restrictions:None.


Treasury Signatures, 1791-1838
7 items
Catalog Number: M94.3

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Series Description:
This series contains documents signed by seven of the first thirteen secretaries of the United States Treasury, including Alexander Hamilton.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
Restrictions:None.


Maine Gubernatorial Signatures, 1820-1887
30 items
Catalog Number: M94.4

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Series Description:
This series contains documents with signatures of all but seven of the governors of Maine prior to 1887.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
Restrictions:None.


Presidential Signatures, 1790-1831
4 items
Catalog Number: M94.5

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Series Description:
This series contains the signatures of four of the first seven American presidents: Thomas Jefferson (1790), John Adams (1798), John Q. Adams (1824), and Andrew Jackson (1831). All signatures are on printed form documents; the signatures of John Adams and Andrew Jackson were made while in office.
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
Restrictions:None.


Miscellaneous Ephemera, 1750-1876
4 items
Catalog Number: M94.6

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Series Description:
This series contains two newspaper clippings (1750, 1876); a copy of the Declaration of Independence (1841); and a facsimile of an expunged resolution of the United States Senate (1837).
Arrangement:Arranged chronologically.
Restrictions:None.


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