Thursday, July 8, 2021

February 1858 Canton, Maine Document: Sylvanus R. Treat; Hiram A. Ellis; John M. DeShon; Daniel Ludden

February 25, 1858 Canton, Maine, document where Selectmen Sylvanus R. Treat and Hiram A. Ellis direct Town Treasurer John M. DeShon to pay Daniel Ludden $13 for work on the Highways in the Summer of 1857. The reverse shows the Treasurer as Otis Hayford, Jr.; he apparently became Town Treasurer at some point between the order of February 25, 1858 and the payment of March 19, 1858.

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Paper scrap; handwriting on reverse:

The men mentioned above were presumably:

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