Authors

Henry Fox

Date Digital

09/19/2014

Language

English

Repository

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives

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Identifier

ME8-G

Description

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

Publication Date

8-4-1866

Keywords

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

Comments

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

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

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