S. Cary & Co stumpage bill, 1844
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.
- 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 (cm): 24 x 19
- Object Type: Text
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