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Edwin A. Colby, a "school boy of twelve," collected $12 for the relief effort.

Publication Date

7-7-1866

Keywords

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

Comments

Lowell July 7. 1866

To the mayor of Portland.

Please except [sic] this small sum of money which I have been fortunate enough to collect to togather since yesterday noon for the sufferers of Portland. it is but a small sum but I am only a school boy of twelve. You will find below those who gave money for the object.

[list of names and amount of donation follows]

Yours respectfully

Edwin A. Colby

Date Digital

09/22/2014

Repository

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives

Identifier

MA1-N

Language

English

Letter from Edwin A. Colby to the Mayor of Portland

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