Monday, July 18, 2022

c1804 IOU where Jabez Gay of Farmington, Maine, will pay $16.67 to David Moors of Farmington by February 1804; Marked Paid

c1804 IOU where Jabez Gay of Farmington, Maine, then in Kennebec County, owes $16.67 to David Moors of Farmington, Maine, with that sum to be paid by February 1804. 

Witnessed by Jonathan Cushman and acknowledged by Stephen Titcomb, Justice of the Peace.  The reverse shows that that sum was paid in full.
Jabez Gay - presumably Jabez Gay (1770-1852), delegate to 1819 convention to form a constitution for Maine and was first representative for Farmington in 1820 in the new State of Maine

David Moors - presumably David Moors (1767-1815), who came to Farmington in 1899 from Groton, Massachusetts; opened a store. Shown as a plaintiff in many court actions.

Jonathan Cushman - presumably Capt. Jonathan Cushman (1754-1834), former mariner, Farmington farmer, Overseer of the Poor

Stephen Titcomb, Justice of the Peace - presumably Stephen Titcomb (1752-1847), came to the area about 1776.

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