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Portland, ME

Portland, Maine, 1854
Portland, Me. City, seaport, and seat of justice of Cumberland co. 65 miles S. W. from Augusta, the capital of the state, 105 miles N. N. E. from Boston, and 290 miles S. E. from Montreal, by railroad. Population in 1790, 2240; 1800, 3704; 1810, 7169; 1820, 8521; 1830,12,601; 1840, 15,218; 1850, 20,879. (Gazetteer of the United States of America, 1854)

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