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Mill Sawing in Seventeenth-Century Massachusetts

SC001.1970.060.220.002 (RS12800)

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Collection Name
Old-Time New England
Collection Code
SC001
Dates
1970
Date Notes
Volume 60, Number 220 (Spring, 1970)
Abstract
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.
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Collection Type
Serials
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Article ID: 171
GUSN
169790
Reference Code
SC001.1970.060.220.002

Record details

Originator
Benno M. Forman (Author)
Publisher
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities
Publisher Series
Old Time New England
Place of Publication
Boston, Mass.
Publications Referencing This Collection
(1970). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

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