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Copy of letter from Joshua Richardson to Benjamin Walker, 1840

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Copy of letter from Joshua Richardson to Benjamin Walker, 1840 / Maine Historical Society

Chapter 7, page 204.

This 1840 letter, from Portland merchant shipper Joshua Richardson, mentions his interest in procuring 2,000 feet of seasoned boards from Benjamin Walker of Bridgton. The market for Maine lumber was booming during this period.

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