Log Marks


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Image
Item Type:
Documents
Description:
Log mark or marks for F. W. Gilchrist in Alpena, Michigan, 1870.
Date of Original:
Dec 28, 1870; Feby 3. 1876; Dec 20, 1876; Jan. 26, 1887; Dec 12, 1887; Dec 14, 1895; Feb 1, 1897; (?) 30, 1904; (?)
Subject(s):
Corporate Name(s):
F. W. Gilchrist
Collection:
Fred Trelfa Collection
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    fltLatitude: 45.06168
    Latitude: 45.06168 Longitude: -83.43275
Donor:
Besser Museum for Northeast Michigan
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Fred Trelfa Collection, Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
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211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

Full Text

# 4

LOG MARKS ADOPTED BY F. W. Gilchrist

Received for Record on Date Indicated in Date Column

Mich’l O’Brien County Clerk.

DATE: Dec 28, 1870; Feby 3. 1876; Dec 20, 1876; Jan. 26, 1887; Dec 12, 1887; Dec 14, 1895; Feb 1, 1897; (?) 30, 1904; (?)

TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:

This is to Certify, That F. W. Gilchrist of Alpena Michigan does in accordance with Act No. 202 of the Session Laws of the State of Michigan for the year 1867, select and adopt the following marks, to be cut or stamped in conspicuous places, upon the ends or sides (or both) of logs to be put by or for him into Thunder Bay River or tributaries for the purpose of floating or rafting to the place of manufacture or shipment.

Said Marks have been approved by the Officers of the Boom Co.

F. W. Gilchrist L.S.

Dec 28 A dob of White Paine thus "6"

" " A traingle enclosing 6y thus (log mark)

" " An octogon enclosing F. G. thus(log mark)

1876

Feby 3 Lantern 2 1/4 in high 1 1/4 in wide

" " half moon with -M- in 3 3/4 in high 1 1/4 in wide

" " half moon with -S- in 3 3/4 in high 1 1/2 in wide

Dec 20 Bottle 2 1/2 long 1 1/2 in wide Thus (log mark)

" " Bottle 2 1/2 long 1 1/2 in wide Thus (log mark)

" " Bottle 2 1/2 long 1 1/2 in wide Thus (log mark)

" " Bottle 2 1/2 long 1 1/2 in wide Thus (log mark)

" " Bottle 2 1/2 long 1 1/2 in wide Thus (log mark)

" " (log mark)

" " (log mark)

1882

(?)(log mark) 6/8 of in by 1 3/4 inches

1887

Jan 26 (log mark)

Dec 12 (log mark) 1 6/8 x 2 1/8 - Horse shoe with letter -M- in center

Dec 14/ 1895 (log mark) full size

Feby 1-189(1 or 7) (log mark) about 3/4 in. high

(log mark) Exact size.

(log mark) Exact size

Log Marks
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Log Marks


Log mark or marks for F. W. Gilchrist in Alpena, Michigan, 1870.