Mill Sawing in Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts
- Collection Name
- Old-Time New England
- Collection Code
- Date Notes
- Volume 60, Number 220 (Spring, 1970)
- The General Court of Massachusetts Bay Company awarded the first patent for a sawmill in America to Joseph Jenkins of Saugus, Mass., on May 6, 1646. So began a prosperous enterprise, a practical way to support the young colonies. Benno M. Forman follows the development of mill sawing in 17th-century Massachusetts.
- Full Article
- Collection Type
- Description Level
- Additional Identification Number
Article ID: 171
- Reference Code
Benno M. Forman (Author)
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities
- Publisher Series
Old Time New England
- Place of Publication
- Publications Referencing This Collection
(1970). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.
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