LOG MARKS ADOPTED BY Fred L. Richardson
Richardson Lumber Co.
Received for Record on Date Indicated in Date Column
Chas W. McLean County Clerk.
DATE: November 14, 1899; December 13, 1900; April 20, 1909
TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
This is to Certify, That Fred L. Richardson of Alpena 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 and cedar 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 ha.... been approved by the Officers of the Boom Co.
F. L. Richardson L.S.
Nov. 14th (log mark) Exact Size (log mark) Exact Size Camp 4
Dec 13th (log mark) Exact Size (log mark) Exact size 1" by 2 3/8"
M - shaped as one above 2 " overall (log mark)
[Someone wrote on the copy in ink Dec 13, 1900. This is not part of the original]
Apr 20 (log mark) Exact size