Business letter to Wilmot Greenleaf, Westport Treasurer, 1854

Contributed by Westport Island History Committee

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This is a business letter to Wilmot Greenleaf, Treasurer, Westport, from Wm. P. Lennox of Wiscasset.

Wilmot Greenleaf, (b. June 20, 1821), was the husband of Sarah Tarbox, the daughter of Samuel Tarbox, a wealthy landowner and civic leader in Westport. Wilmot served as the Treasurer of Westport Island from 1852-1854; and from 1874-1880. He also served as a Selectman for several terms from the 1860s to 1880s. William P. Lennox, (b. 10-27-1823), was listed as a merchant in the 1860 federal census. He was later a Treasurer of Wiscasset and an officer of the Bank of Wiscasset.

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About This Item

  • Title: Business letter to Wilmot Greenleaf, Westport Treasurer, 1854
  • Creator: Lennox, Wm. P.
  • Creation Date: 1854-05-11
  • Subject Date: 1854-05-11
  • Town: Westport Island, Wiscasset
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 25 cm x 19.75 cm
  • Local Code: TarSar.Doc.39-1.1854
  • Collection: Sarah Tarbox Letters
  • Object Type: Text

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Westport Island History Committee
6 Fowles Point Road, Westport Island, ME 04578
(207) 882-8477
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