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A young Sunday school scholar sent this letter to Rev. Graham, a minister in Portland, along with his donation of one dollar which he had earned shoveling snow. Rev. Graham apparently forwarded the letter and the donation to the mayor's office.
The Portland City Directory for 1866-67 lists a Rev. Daniel M. Graham, pastor of Casco street church.
Great Fire -- Portland (Me.) – 1866, Fires – Maine – Portland, Disaster relief – Maine – Portland
Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives
Perry, O. L., "Letter from O.L. Perry to Rev. Dr. Graham" (1866). Relief for the Portland Sufferers : The Great Fire, 1866. 5.