Portland, ME: Steven Berry for self-published, 1877. Printed pamphlet. 12mo (7.3 in, 18.5 cm). 9 [blank] p. "Portland Dispensary. City Hall, Portland. Incorporated in 1854. Since the year 1854, 10,900 patients have been treated." - Medical Register for New England v.1, 1877.
Three sections: 1) Officers elected on April 2, 1877; 2) Organization, "The undersigned...citizens of the city of Portland, State of Maine desire to be incorporated as a society for the gratuitously dispensing of medicine and other things to, and providing medical and surgical and other aid for, the sick poor in the city...Oliver Gerrish, T. S. Hershey, Frederic Henry Gerrish, H. M. Payson, J. W. Waterhouse, Israel T. Dana, Charles E. Webster;" 3) By-Laws include seventeen brief Articles.
Sewn printed paper wraps intact. Wraps faintly soiled. Well-preserved, tight, and clean pamphlet. Very good+. Item #1139