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The writer of this letter is seeking information about his mother, a Portland resident.

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Phila. Sept 9/ 66

Mayor of Portland

Dear Sir

You will confer a favor if you will inform me of the particular place of residence of my mother Mrs. Rebecca J. Jackson from whom since the fire I have been unable to hear, it is not possible for me to come on + therefore if you could furnish any information I will be much obliged to you.

With regards

I am truly yours

Oliver C. Jackson

(over)

P.S. She resided at No. 19 Green St by Congress St. and also at Mrs. Wolbert’s boarding house on Pearl St.

If any tidings can be heard of her please answer soon.

Direct to O.C. Jackson Porter

At Eagle Hotel

237 North 3rd St

Philad

PA

Creation Date

9-9-1866

Keywords

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

Date Digital

09/22/2014

Repository

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives

Identifier

PA2-C

Letter from Oliver C. Jackson to the Mayor of Portland

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