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A collection of town records of Canton, Maine (1829-1916). Included is a ledger dated 1842 listing taxes assessed on real estate and personal property of residents, another from 1882 listing property valuations and taxes assessed, a pocket valuation and list book for 1916, and a small collection of tax records from years between 1874 and 1900. The collection includes a small collection of records from the selectmen's office from 1829 to 1868; a collection of bills presented to the town between 1839 and 1904, including bills to the town treasurer, 1874-1904, for school expenses, teacher salaries, upkeep on school buildings, etc.; a small collection of school district records from 1875 to 1901; and warrants for town meetings from 1826, 1847, 1872, 1894, and 1901. Town farm accounts, 1895 and 1900, plus a list of voters, 1899, are also found in the collection.

Publication Date



Government and Law


United States History

Size of Collection

1 box (1 linear foot), 1 ledger

Dates of Collection


Manuscript Number

SpC MS 1085

Canton, Maine Town Records, 1829-1916