LOG MARKS ADOPTED BY Frank D Spratt
Received for Record on Date Indicated in Date Column
Mich’l O’Brien County Clerk.
DATE: Dec 12, 1871
TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
This is to Certify, That Frank D Spratt 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.
Frank D Spratt L.S.
Dec 12 square cross thus (log mark)
Long Thirty " (log mark)
Long Box " (log mark)
Five Hacks Axe Mark (log mark)
Two Perpendicular Lines thus (log mark)
"Long Forty" Axe Mark on side of Log (log mark)