Authors

Henry Fox

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The Executive Committee that oversaw the relief fund was concerned about fraud, and requested that two policemen be assigned to investigate potential abuses.

Transcription

Portland August 4th/66

To Hon

The Mayor of Portland

Dr Sir

At a meeting of the Executive Committee held last evening it was voted, that the Mayor be requested to furnish two Policemen to be exclusively at the service of this Committee to act under their directions in the investigation of frauds attempted or committed on the relief fund.

Henry Fox Chairman

By L. J. DeCreny Clerk

Creation Date

8-4-1866

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

ME8-G

Letter from Henry Fox, Chairman, Executive Committe, to Mayor Stevens

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