Friday, February 11, 2022

Ten 1832-1907 Documents from the Bucknam Family of the Columbia, Maine, area

Collection of ten papers, dating from 1832-1907, relating to the business of the Bucknam family of Columbia, Maine and vicinity.
  • Columbia, Maine, July 7, 1832 - letter to George M. Chase Esq. from Ichabod Bucknam attesting to the good qualities of Mr. Gad Townsley for the position of deputy sheriff.  See an image farther below.
  • August 1843 to September 1845 invoice: Ichabod Bucknam, William A. Crocker; Chamberlain; Kendrick, Trundy & Co., Boston.  

Boundaries of the marsh sold in 1845

Ichabod Bucknam vouches to George M. Chase, Esq. about the merits of Gad Townsley for the position of Deputy Sheriff 

If you have a theory as to the correct identity of any of the people mentioned above and/or corrections or information to share, please leave a comment for the benefit of other researchers.

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