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The clerk of Boston's Lamp Department introduces Mr. B.F. Hebard, a Boston lamplighter who has offered his services to Portland. Mr. Hebard "proposes to light the streets of your city free of expense."
See also the related telegram in this collection, identifier # T:MA1-0.
Great Fire -- Portland (Me.) – 1866, Fires – Maine – Portland, Disaster relief – Maine – Portland
Allen, Geo. H., "Letter from the Clerk of the Lamp Department, Boston, to the Mayor of Portland" (1866). Relief for the Portland Sufferers : The Great Fire, 1866. 2.
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