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Maine legislature offers men and money to sustain the Union

Maine, 1857, zoomable map
01/16/1861
At the state capital of Augusta, both houses of the Maine legislature voted unanimously to request that the governor offer to the President of the United States all assistance, including men and money, in the current crisis "for the maintenance of the Union and the enforcement of the laws."  (By John Osborne)  
Source Citation: 
"Aid for the Government from Maine," New York Times, January 17, 1861.

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