District of Passamaquoddy custom's receipt, Houlton, 1831

Contributed by Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum (Houlton Museum)

District of Passamaquoddy custom's receipt, Houlton, 1831

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Customs receipt for 1 puncheon (113 gallons) of rum for Shepard Cary, a Houlton Merchant who sold to the U.S. Army troops at Hancock Barracks.

Until the formation of Aroostook County in 1839 Houlton was part of Washington County, and thus a part of the Passamaquoddy Customs District.




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About This Item

  • Title: District of Passamaquoddy custom's receipt, Houlton, 1831
  • Creator: United States Customs
  • Creation Date: 1831-11-11
  • Subject Date: 1831-11-11
  • Town: Houlton, Woodstock
  • County: Aroostook, Carleton
  • State: ME, NB
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 16 cm x 22 cm
  • Object Type: Text

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Aroostook County Historical and Art Museum (Houlton Museum)
109 Main Street, Houlton, ME 04730
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