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  • Subject is exactly "Dillingham, Paul, 1799-1891"

They Were Promoted, 1910

Flyer issued by The John A. Mead Club of Rutland promoting Mead's candidacy for Governor. Mead was the sitting Lieutenant Governor and the club lists eight other men who were previously "promoted by the People after apprenticeship in the Lieutenant…

Uncut Union Tickets, 1863

Uncut sheet of four tickets for the Union Ticket in the Vermont state and Rutland County election. The Union Party (or the National Union Party) was the name adopted by the Republican Party amidst the Civil War. All three of the statewide candidates,…

O.K.! Old Chittenden Forever!, 1840

Extra from the Burlington Free Press, dated Tuesday, September 2. This appears to be an extract from the newspaper edition published Friday, September 4, 1840, indicating that the date is incorrectly printed. The announcement details the vote counts…

Paul Dillingham, Vermont Governor 1865-1867

Elected governor in 1865, Dillingham created Vermont's first reform school and established a state normal school for teacher training. After serving two terms as governor, he declined renomination and returned to his law practice, retiring in…