1829 Stampless Document sent by Somerset County, Maine, Superior Court, located at Norridgewock, to the Assessors of Corinna, Maine.
Note: Corinna would be set off to Penobscot County in 1833.
The document notes a fine of $300, plus costs of $8.06 imposed by Somerset County for road repair for the highway beginning at the east line of said Town on Lot No. one in the ninth Range and thence leading South-Westerly to Lot numbered Eight in the eighth Range.
Signed by James Dinsmore, Clerk of the Somerset County Superior Court
Phillip Morse of Corinna was appointed by the Court as its agent to superintend the collection of the fine and oversee the road repair.
- James Dinsmore of Anson, Maine - possibly James Dinsmore (1779-1861). There was a younger James Dinsmore (1801-1873) in Anson, but he would have been only 24 when first appointed clerk of the court.
- Phillips Morse - possibly Philip Morse (1793-1839)
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