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Estimate (2013.27.10.19)

DesBrisay Museum
Two ivory coloured, oblong pieces of paper, on pre-printed letterhead and are handwritten in black ink.  Estimate No. 1 from S. Edgar March, town engineer to the Office of Town Clerk and Treasurer, James A. Curll, for the Mayor and Council, Town of Bridgewater regarding cost estimates for work on the new Bridgewater Fire Hall, Pleasant Street.  Lists costs for excavation, foundation, and materials.  Also that Messrs. Newcombe and Oickle are the contractors on the construction.

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