Contributed by Farmington Public Library
A share certificate ($10 each share) entitling the proprietor to an interest in the Farmington Library Association (a forerunner of the present library) as well as the right to borrow books. This certificate was issued to Jacob Abbott, an early and strong supporter of the library. The illustration in the upper center and in the lower left indicate the importance of agriculture to the community.
About This Item
- Title: Library share certificate, Farmington Library Association, 1865
- Creator: Farmington Library Association
- Creation Date: 1865-10-14
- Subject Date: 1865-10-14
- Town: Farmington
- County: Franklin
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 20 cm x 28 cm
- Object Type: Text and Image
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117 Academy Street, Farmington, ME 04938
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