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Reed, Thomas B. (Thomas Brackett), 1839-1902


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Thomas Brackett Reed collection

Identifier: M154
Abstract A lawyer and politician, Thomas Brackett Reed (1839-1902; Bowdoin 1860) served in the Maine House (1867, 1868), Maine Senate (1869), as Attorney General (1870-1872), as U.S. Representative for the First Maine District (1877-1898), and as Speaker of the House (1889-1891, 1895-1899). A presidential candidate in 1896, Reed lost the Republican nomination to William McKinley. After leaving Congress in 1899, Reed practiced law in New York City. His collection includes correspondence, essays,...
Dates: 1838-1976 (bulk 1869-1902); Majority of material found within 1869 - 1902