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Description

The letter writer and several other little girls raised money from a "little fair" that was organized by the girls.

Publication Date

8-14-1866

Keywords

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

Comments

Orange New Jersey Aug 14,/66

To the Mayor of Portland

Dr Sir,

Enclosed find a certificate of deposit for $100. for the sufferers by fire in your city. It is the proceeds of a little fair, gotten up and managed by my self and five other little girls, from 8 to 13 yr of age. Hoping this may do some good, we remain

Respectfully your’s,

Eunie Kirtland

[other names]

P.T.O.

Please acknowledge the receipt of this and direct to

Eunie Kirtland

Care John Kirtland Esq

No. 10 Pine St

New York City

Date Digital

09/22/2014

Repository

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives

Identifier

NJ1-K

Letter from Eunie Kirtland to the Mayor of Portland

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