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William P. Parrott Journal, 1839 (Page 60-61)

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Fort Fairfield Septr 14 1839

Henry C Harrey[?] passed up this day with a load of provisions to wit 10 bbls[?] of pork and ten barrells [barrels] of flour.

For the use of the Settlers on this river only to wit the knights[?] and others.

And the said Henry Harry[?] covenants and agrees that none of this provision is to be used or shall be used with his consent other than by the Settlers aforesaid and to complete his business unfinished last year and shall not be used in any new operations by him until the instructions of the Land Agent of this State relating to cutting timber this winter is received

H[?] C[?] Harry[?]

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Fort Fairfield Septr 16 1839

Col[?] Stanly of Monticello

Sir

I have had an exploration on the township letter F the amount of damage there is $2000 The timber I understand was hauled by one[/] Tracy of Woodstock

If you have th efacts will you please send them to Mr MacIntyre at Bangor

Capt Tomah[?] says you can furnish us with flour will you please send me the price at your [?] [?] [?] here and the quantity you can furnish

also the price [?] at the north end of the Portland road.

Your Obt Svt

Wm P Parrott

Asst Land Agent

Description: William P. Parrott served as the Assistant Land Agent for the State of Maine under Rufus McIntire, the Land Agent. During the Aroostook War Parrott was stationed in Fort Fairfield. The journal includes entries written by Parrott between April and November of 1839, but also includes copies of Parrott's correspondence.

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Language: English

Date: 1839

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