John Poor account of trip to Montreal, 1845

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Memorandum, Feb. 12, 1845, from Montreal by John Alfred Poor, 1808-1871, promoter of the Atlantic and St. Lawrence Railroad, in which he describes his trip to Montreal, undertaken during a blizzard, to secure the Portland to Montreal route for the railroad. His trip began on Feb. 5, 1845.

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About This Item

  • Title: John Poor account of trip to Montreal, 1845
  • Creator: Poor, John Alfred
  • Creation Date: 1845-02-12
  • Subject Date: 1845
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland, Oxford
  • State: ME, NH, VT
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 20 cm x 25 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. S-486, Misc. Box 19/5
  • Object Type: Text

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