Authors

Eunie Kirtland

Date Digital

09/22/2014

Language

English

Repository

Portland Public Library Special Collections & Archives

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Identifier

NJ1-K

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

Transcript

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

Letter from Eunie Kirtland to the Mayor of Portland

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