December 23, 1837 Canton, Maine, document certifying to Justice of the Peace Oakes Thompson that Winfield S. Shackley raised 33 bushels of wheat in 1837. Also signed with a mark by David Carver, who certified that he assisted in cleaning and measuring said wheat. The bounty, written on the reverse, was $2.78
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Approximately 9" by 7"; minimal handwriting in the reverse.
David Carver - possibly the David Carver who was living in Township 8 [later Byron, Maine] in 1830
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