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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.
Great Fire -- Portland (Me.) – 1866, Fires – Maine – Portland, Disaster relief – Maine – Portland
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Abbott, Nehemiah, "Letter from the Mayor of Belfast to the Mayor of Portland" (1866). Relief for the Portland Sufferers : The Great Fire, 1866. 11.