Agreement to build road to hospital, Portland, 1824

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George Pearson signed a statement that he agreed to build a road from "the North West part of Doct. Coffin's stone wall on Mount Joy Neck" to the site of a planned hospital. He was to be paid $25 for the road.

Pearson also agreed to haul rocks for a foundation for the building either from the lot itself or from the "Fort on the Hill."

A committee of five Portland men was overseeing efforts to build a hospital in the city.

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About This Item

  • Title: Agreement to build road to hospital, Portland, 1824
  • Creator: Pearson, George
  • Creation Date: 1824-06-15
  • Subject Date: 1824
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 25 cm x 20.5 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 2654, Box 1/1
  • Collection: Moody family collection
  • Object Type: Text

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