Contributed by Poland Spring Preservation Society
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A Mr. Smith of Colebrook, New Hampshire, wrote a postcard to the Rickers at Poland Spring resort on Aug. 20, 1882 seeking accommodations for the following week.
The card reads, "Dear Sirs -- Yours of 18th recd -- If you can furnish accommodations for myself wife & 3 children by Friday/25th let me know at once & I will go over -- should you telegraph, telegraph to N Stratford."
The popular Maine resort was often booked months or years in advance.
About This Item
- Title: Request for accommodations, New Hampshire, 1882
- Creator: Smith
- Creation Date: 1882-08-20
- Subject Date: 1882
- Town: Poland Spring
- County: Androscoggin
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper, postcard
- Dimensions: 10 cm x 15.2 cm
- Object Type: Text
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PO Box 444, Poland Spring, ME 04274
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