Files

Download

Download Full Text (499 KB)

Description

The Mayor asks what the citizens of Cambridge can do to help the citizens of Portland. The Mayor of Portland has jotted down a reply in pencil on the back side of the telegram. Money and building materials are the most pressing need.

Publication Date

7-6-1866

Keywords

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

Comments

Cambridgeport

Portland July 6

Mayor

The citizens of Cambridge sympathize deeply with those of Portland in the dreadful calamity which has fallen upon them what can we do to afford them most judicious acceptance

J Warren Merrill

Mayor

[penciled reply noted on reverse]

Your most generous [?] – most pressing need is money + building material

Date Digital

9/18/2014

Repository

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives

Identifier

T:MA1-K

Language

English

Telegram from the Mayor of Cambridgeport, Mass.

Share

COinS
 

Rights Statement

Rights Statement

No Copyright - United States. URI: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/NoC-US/1.0/
The organization that has made the Item available believes that the Item is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States, but a determination was not made as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. The Item may not be in the Public Domain under the laws of other countries. Please refer to the organization that has made the Item available for more information.