Wednesday, June 30, 2021

1837 Canton, Maine Wheat Bounty Document: John Hearsey, Cornelius Holland, Jonathan Soule

December 14, 1837 document certifying to Justice of the Peace Cornelius Holland that John Hearsey raised 30-1/2 bushels of wheat in 1837. Also signed by Jonathan Soule, who certified that he assisted in cleaning and measuring said wheat. The bounty was $2.63.

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Approximately 9-1/2" by 8", with the bounty amount written on the reverse.

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