Request for accommodations, New Hampshire, 1882

Contributed by Poland Spring Preservation Society

Request for accommodations, New Hampshire, 1882

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Description

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.

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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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Poland Spring Preservation Society
PO Box 444, Poland Spring, ME 04274
(207) 998-4142

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