Eastport, Washington County, Maine

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  • Page 227

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1847 – December 31, 1853)

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    season instead of fall or winter. For those Cut in the summer season will not keep over three years for in that time all the gum will work out & dry rot will follow & they become as light as A Cork. And any ship or Steem boat will be ruined whare they are used, while those Cut from Sept to March will last 40 or more years, retain the gum & be sound. This is important information which I recieved from Joseph Russell who in 20 years has built over 40 ships over 600 ton burthan ...
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