Authors

Nehemiah Abbott

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Description

The Mayor of Belfast forwarded a box of goods that had been stolen from Portland on the night of the fire. Unfortunately, the letter he refers to in which he first wrote about the theft is not part of this collection.

Transcription

Belfast July 18 – 1866

Dear Sir

I herewith forward the box of goods stolen at Portland on the night of your great fire, which I wrote you about, some days since.

Respectfully yours

N. Abbott

Mayor of Belfast

To the Mayor

Of Portland

Me

[in pencil] Opened by one of the Com. The box of goods is at Market Hall

Creation Date

7-18-1866

Keywords

Great Fire -- Portland (Me.) – 1866, Fires – Maine – Portland, Disaster relief – Maine – Portland

Date Digital

09/19/2014

Repository

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives

Identifier

ME4-A

Letter from the Mayor of Belfast to the Mayor of Portland

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