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According to Bridget Bennett, former Coordinator of Children's Services at Memorial Hall Library, the pen in ink drawing of Samuel Whiskers was donated to the library in the early 1980's by former MHL Director Miriam Putnam. Beatrix Potter sold pen and ink drawings through the Children's Book Shop in Boston to raise money to bring her nephews from England during World War II. Miss Putnam had worked there.
 
  
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*Born September 10,1786 - Died November 1868
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*Lived in the Issac Abbott Tavern on Elm Street and later at 112 Main Street.
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*Held many town offices, was a State Representative and Senator and a U.S. Representative (Whig) from 1843-1849
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*He was the first president of the Andover Institution of Savings.
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*Founder of the Boston and Portland Railroad (later the Boston & Maine Railroad).
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*[http://www.mhl.org/historicpreservation/detail.htm?ID=1221 Andover Historic Preservation  112 Main Street]
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* ''Andover Townsman'' Oct. 1892, Dec. 1893
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* [http://andover.mvlc.org/opac/en-US/skin/default/xml/rdetail.xml?r=12387&t=Massachusetts%20documentary&tp=title&l=5&d=1&hc=2&rt=title ''Chronology and Documentary Handbook of the State of Massachusetts '] R747.4 Chr, page 39.
  
This information came from an email to Beth Kerrigan, Coordinator of Children's Services at MHL in February of 2011.
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Latest revision as of 13:26, 26 January 2015

  • Born September 10,1786 - Died November 1868
  • Lived in the Issac Abbott Tavern on Elm Street and later at 112 Main Street.
  • Held many town offices, was a State Representative and Senator and a U.S. Representative (Whig) from 1843-1849
  • He was the first president of the Andover Institution of Savings.
  • Founder of the Boston and Portland Railroad (later the Boston & Maine Railroad).


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--Eleanor 17:21, February 2, 2006 (EST)