March 6, 1837 Canton, Maine, document, where Selectmen Gideon Ellis and James Whitney direct Town Treasurer John Hearsey, Esq. to pay David C. Buck $2.25 for shoes purchased for J. Allen's children.
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Paper scrap; minimal handwriting on the reverse.
The above-mentioned were or may have been:
- John Hearsey, Esq. (1795-1870)
- Gideon Ellis (1796-1872)
- James Whitney - James Trufant Whitney (1796-1870)
- David C. Buck (1799-1895)
- J. Allen family - perhaps the family of James Allen, Jr. (1762-1867), who had young children in 1837 and was the last surviving Maine veteran of the Revolutionary War
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