LOG MARKS ADOPTED BY John A Widner
Received for Record on Date Indicated in Date Column
Robb H. Rayburn County Clerk.
DATE: January 18, 1898; March 5, 1898
TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
This is to Certify, That John A Widner 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 or by rail 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.
J. A. Widner L.S.
Jany 18/98 (log mark) Letter J about 1 inch high
Mar 5/98 (log mark) about 1 inch high cedar mark