- Joel Howard (abt 1772-1853)
- Samuel Holland - perhaps General Samuel Holland (abt 1786-1868)
- Abiathar Austin (1773-1862)
- Ruth Stone - possibly Ruth (Porter) Stone (abt 1774-1858), wife of Moses Stone or a Ruth whose maiden name was Stone. There are conflicting dates online for Ruth (Porter) Stone.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
1823 Canton, Maine Document: Joel Howard, Samuel Holland, Abiathar Austin, teacher Ruth Stone
September 22, 1823 Canton, Maine document where Selectmen Samuel Holland and Abiathar Austin direct Town Treasurer Joel Howard to pay $14 to Ruth Stone for teaching in District No. 5.
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Paper scrap with minimal handwriting on reverse.
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