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Notice seeking potatoes, Newcastle, ca. 1870

Notice seeking potatoes, Newcastle, ca. 1870

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Maine Historical Society

Joseph Wood, Printer

Joseph Wood, 24, son of a minister and grandson of Revolutionary War general Abiel Wood, opened a printing shop in his hometown of Wiscasset in 1866 and began what would be his lifelong career as a printer.

He produced broadsides, public notices, all types of stationery and forms -- and published local newspapers.


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