Contributed by Cary Library
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.
About This Item
- Title: S. Cary & Co stumpage bill, 1844
- Creator: Commonwealth of Massachusetts
- Creation Date: 1845
- Subject Date: 1842 - 1845
- Town: T1 R2 WELS, T10 R4 WELS, T10 R6 WELS, T16 R4 WELS, T16 R6 WELS, T8 R4 WELS
- County: Aroostook
- State: ME
- Media: ink on paper
- Dimensions: 24 cm x 19 cm
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:Cary Library
107 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
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LC Subject Headings
- Bloodless Aroostook War
- George G Greene
- Jeremiah Truworthy
- S. Cary & Company--Records and correspondence
- William Holman Cary, Jr.
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