Amos A. Graffte Lumber Contracts
Identifier: SpC MS 1760-sc
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Lumber contracts between Amos A. Graffte and Great Northern Paper Company, also includes one building contract between Graffte and Moose River Plantation.
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Amos Graffte was born in 1871 on the farm in Dennistown where he spent his entire life. In addition to farming, he was a successful lumberman, having logging crews in Skinner and Holeb, Maine, in the early 20th century. He was also associated with the Jackman Lumber Company and was foreman at the Kellogg Lumber Company in Long Pond, Maine. He was the town clerk of Dennistown for 52 years and town treasurer for 51 consecutive years. He was also superintendent of schools in Dennistown. Amos Graffte married Octavia Moulton in 1893 and they had two daughters. One daughter died as an infant; the other daughter, Marjorie Graffte Prout, married Everett Prout and lived in Massachusetts. Amos Graffte died on October 30, 1945.
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Donated by Jeffrey T. Albright of Lancaster, PA, December 2017.
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- Guide to the Amos A. Graffte Lumber Contracts
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- Elizabeth Russell
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