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John Martin: Expert Observer

Intro: pages 30-47

Martin continues his discussion -- often quite strident -- of Democratic politics in Maine and nationally, generally portraying Democrats as scoundrels politically and otherwise.

Among the topics and people included are:

  • George Melvin Weston
  • D. P. McQuestion
  • D. F. Leavitt
  • Hiram Mills
  • George, Isaiah Stetson
  • Proposal for dam
  • Theodore Brown
  • 1866 election results
  • John A. Peters
  • Judge Hathaway
  • Capt. Thomas Sanford
  • Bob Perkins
  • Cyrus S. Clark
  • Judge Hodgdon
  • Alcohol, taverns
  • Amos M. Roberts
  • Hannibal Hamlin
  • Ebenezer Trask
  • Oliver H. Hinkley
  • Joshua Hill
  • William Cobb
  • Wilmot Proviso