Abbott, Amos

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  • Born 1786 - Died 1868
  • His home was in the Abbot Tavern on Elm Street
  • Held many town offices and later became a state senator
  • Founder of the Boston and Portland Railroad (later the Boston & Maine Railroad).
  • 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.

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