Title

Profile of Mrs. Jane P. Thurston of Portland, also known as "The Empress of Main

Authors

Debra Barry

Source

Portland Monthly

Date

6-2000

Additional Date Information

Summerguide 2000

Pages

88-89

Abstract

Profile of Mrs. Jane P. Thurston of Portland, also known as "The Empress of Maine," who on Jan. 5, 1870, strode across the floor of the Maine House of Representatives, ascended to the Speaker's rostrum, and began to auction off the State of Maine.

Subjects

Thurston, Jane P

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