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S. Cary & Co stumpage bill, 1844

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S. Cary & Co stumpage bill, 1844

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A stumpage bill for 1842-1843 shows how much timber the S. Cary Co. cut and the costs of the timber.

Shepard Cary was a prominent Houlton lumberman, merchant and legislator. This document shows Cary took advantage of the settlement of the boundary dispute by the Webster-Ashburton Treaty of 1842 to continue his operations on the Aroostook River and to expand into the Fish River watershed which drains to the St. John River at Ft. Kent.

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  • Title: S. Cary & Co stumpage bill, 1844
  • Creator: Commonwealth of Massachusetts
  • Creation Date: 1845
  • Subject Date: 1842 - 1845
  • Town: T10 R4, T10 R6, T16 R4, T16 R6, T8 R4, TI R2
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: ink on paper
  • Dimensions (cm): 24 x 19
  • Object Type: Text

For more information about this item, contact:

Cary Library
107 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
(207) 532-1302
http://www.cary.lib.me.us

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