Letters and portraits of William Pierce Frye, 1872-1911.

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Letters and portraits of William Pierce Frye, 1872-1911.

Letters and portraits of William Pierce Frye, 1872-1911.

Letters and portraits of a U.S. Senator from Maine. Included are a letter dated April 8, 1872 in which William Pierce Frye wrote: "My brief experience here in Washington justifies the belief that promises are cheap and performance rare"; a letter to Betsey Jackson in Jay, Maine dated July 1, 1884 in which he discusses legislation to increase pensions by $4 per month; a letter to J.A. Pike of Androscoggin Pomona Grange, Auburn, Maine dated April 22, 1910 in which he discusses the repeal of the tax on oleomargarine; a letter to Moses King, Jr. of Lewiston, Maine dated February 7, 1911 in which he discusses the Sulloway bill; a letter to the Lewiston Journal with date Aug. 11, 1900 in which he clarifies his words about the appointment of a postmaster in Sabattus, Maine. All of the letters are signed and two are in typescript. Also included are two portraits of Frye and a short outline of his career.

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Frye, William P. (William Pierce), 1831-1911

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Senator and Representative from Maine. From the description of William P. Frye autograph letter signed, 1884. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 261346577 Lawyer, mayor, state legislator, U.S. Representative and Senator (1881-1911), of Lewiston, Me. From the description of William P. Frye collection, 1882-1975. (Maine Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 501843365 Lawyer, mayor, and U.S. Representative and Senator, of Lew...