Abbott, Amos

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*He was the first president of the Andover Institution of Savings.
*He was the first president of the Andover Institution of Savings.
*Founder of the Boston and Portland Railroad (later the Boston & Maine Railroad).
*Founder of the Boston and Portland Railroad (later the Boston & Maine Railroad).
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*A portrait of Amos Abbot painted by Thomas Buchanan Read was presented to the Memorial Hall Library Board of Trustees in December 1982 when Mr. Abott was approximately fifty-five years old. <br>
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*[http://www.mhl.org/historicpreservation/detail.htm?ID=1221 Andover Historic Preservation 112 Main Street]
*[http://www.mhl.org/historicpreservation/detail.htm?ID=1221 Andover Historic Preservation 112 Main Street]
* ''Andover Townsman'' Oct. 1892, Dec. 1893
* ''Andover Townsman'' Oct. 1892, Dec. 1893
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* [http://catalog.mvlc.org/ipac20/ipac.jsp?session=1226328S29E50.1911&menu=search&aspect=subtab783&npp=25&ipp=20&spp=20&profile=man&ri=&term=&index=.GW&aspect=subtab783&term=&index=.AW&term=Massachusetts+chronology+documentary&index=.ET&term=&index=.SW&x=0&y=0#focus ''Massachusetts: A Chronology & Documentary History''] R747.4 Chr, page 39.
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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.
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  • 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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