Charles W Richards.

A historical almanac, 1888, containing historical matter concerning the town of Richmond, collected from town records and other sources, and arranged by months, under each date ... Pub. in the interests of the advertisers online

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ralntiJ, Oil.s, \'anii.<he.s, Colors, Kalsoniiiie, Etc. Alf^o a fine stock ot'i
(Juiis, Revolvers and Shootiug Tackle. Ammunition of all kinds.'



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— r-DKALKKS IN



(lv,u-i'r],'<^ Provisions, Flour, Teas, Coffees, Spices, Pai-
ent Medicines, Tobacco and Cigars.



RIOHMOND,



MAINE-



Manufacturer of and Dealer in —

Oilsl^t«;.

IIariK'>-.c> skilCiiIiv nml promptly repaired.

WM.WHA^OW



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coaL^ coal. .„..,,.

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Maine,



Cut and furnished to Order hy

E. C. BOSTON,

{i^tMccessor to &olon White.)

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Having had twenty years experience in the business, I am prepared to lumish in
a first-class style, and at the Lowest Cash Prices, Granite Monuments, Granite Tab-
lets, and everything in the Cemetery line in both

Foreign and. Oomestlc >Iarl>le.
4®=-My Work will Recommend Itself. Removals made and Satisfaction guaranteed

E. C. BOSTOlSr, - ' Main Street, Richmond.



i We have removed our stock of Groceries to the
store formerly occupied by A. D. Alexander & Son,
^"here we are now ready to supply all our customers
with everything in our line. We always carry a large
k of Crockery, Glassware, Lamps, Etc., and are
,>iea8ed to show goods.




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S. 0. C. CALL,



DEALER IN

Fruits, fTvjts, Qorofeotionery^ eto. fi full line of I'obaooo, Cig'ars,
(Pipes, eto., of the best quality a specialty. J^y Holiday stook of Qonfea-
tionery will be second to none in town.

riOUT ST., - [email protected]®ili ME,

Boots, Shoes and Rubber goods repaired with
Meanness and Dispatch.



Dress- Maker.

Rooms iu Lake's Klock, over the store of
M. G. Larrabec k Co.

Richmond, Me.. Sept. 28, 1887.



M. m» L1SB¥,

LIVERY & BOARDING
STA-^LE,

Qoivzer Jdaine a.i/i Chestnut 8ts.

Richmond, - Maine.




PONTIAC FULLED STOCKINGS tor 37 1-2 ets. These are
' jrom.ino goods. mikI after this lot is -one wiH cost more.

A -O0.1 KED FULLED MIT I EN, 25 cts. LEATHER FACED
MITTENS in Calf, Goat, Buck and Rawhide, trom 50 cts. to $1.00.
GLOVES of all kinds, inchiding the new Lambskin, Back with Buck
Wlms. ^These are h mdsom^ aid warm. Tiiesf gloves and mittens
can be found at no other place in town.

\ .innbh-burk and front unlaundried SHIRT, Linen Bosom and

Cuffs, 50 ('ts.



Several lots of HEAVY UNDERWEAR in shirts alone, at cut rates.

I <shall sell my entire line of ROBES in Grev and Black, Stable and
Street B'ankets, at COST after DECEMBER 15th.



i'\ full stock of fur and Scotch CAPS, Leather Coats and Vests, that
ill shall sell 5 per cent, less than regular rates. Also the largest stock
i of Wiuter Overcoats and Suits that I ever kept, at the same discount.



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A good assortment of CHILDREN'S OVERCOATS cheap. A small
lot of damaged ones for boys from 4 to 8 years, at half price



MENS' REEFERS from the cheapest up to the best. In f.iCt, every-
thing that is kept in a first-class Clothing and Furnishing Store, at low-
est possible prices.










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1st month.



JANUARY.



31 Days



NeAv Moon 13th. 3h. 59m. a. m. Full Moon 28th. 6h. 39m. p. m.



1st Quarter 21st. Oh. 10m, a. m Last Quarter 6th. 7h. 3m. a. m.



rhis m5nth at Larrabee & Co.'s you will find a large assortment of Furs



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1826, River opened. '31, River open, vessels passing.

1337, James Carney died.

*1881, W. A. Bibber opened.

1754, Peter And ron, French Missionary at Fort Richmond.

1789, River closed. Closed same date 1826.

*1825, This year VVm. Gardiner had reduced his land in

town to 453 acres.
1836, (9th.) Voted to petition Legislature to change town

from Lincoln to Kennebec County.
1850, First meeting of Masons. 1887, Tested water works
1878, Joseph Toothaker died.

1822, Peter Cooper died. 1879, F. R. Theobald died.
1629, Grant of land embracing Paichmond made to Wm.

Bradford and others.
1842, 114 days sleighing. 1841, 16 day-^ sleighing.

1823, First sleighing of winter.

*1817, Great rain storm, carrying off all the snow.
1887, Universalist Fair commenced.

I884,L. E. Hopkins and L. H. Turner sentenced to 7 years
at Thomaston for murder of .Joseph Deaney.

1887, Electric lights turned on for first time.

1810, No snow from Jan. 25 to Mar. 4.

1811, Flour, .$11; corn, $1.25; boots, $8.
*1837, James M. Hagar came to Richmond.

1837, Most brilliant display of Northern lights ever known

*1851, First train of cars in R. Samn Blauchard.conductor

1829, An intensely cold winter.

1886, Great ice storm, much damage to trees.

*1861, Wm. T. Hall settled in town.

*1870, Earl of Aberdeen drowned at sea, this month.

1871, Richard Parks died.





Fall of 1§S9^.

Our stofk of Mcus' Boys' and Youths' Suits. Ov. rcoats, Under-
wear. Gloves and Mittens is complete. We have Boots and Shoes
in eudles^ varietv.

Wiiilei-, 1H^7.

We shall have Robes, Fur Caps, Fur Collars and Cuifs, Japanese
Wolf Robes. Horse Blankets, Halters, Circinirle-*, Rubber Boots, over-
shoes, and nearly everythiiiii to keep the people warm and dry.

Npriiig: of 1S8S.

We shall commence the season first by taking account of Stock and
markino; winter groods at less than cost. Then our new stock will be
sold at a small profit, and will consist of good goods.

^nminer of 18S8.

We shall open the season with everything needed to keep cool, such
as Hammocks, Seersucker Coats and Vests, and the World-renowned
Cork Hat, which we hope will go faster than the celebrated cork leg.
Prices rule low duriug this seasou, as usual.

Fall ol 1S§8.

Shall advertise with ^^Doc," whi^^h we will tell you about when the
timn comes.

To llie Oeiien*ou$ Public :

After 36 years we return thanks for the patronage we have received.
If we live we shall continue business, and we shall endeavor to keep
our competitors alive to keep up with us. Our stock is lar^re ; the
goods as represented, and will be sold low. We have everv kind of
competition to stand. Our sales have been large so far during the
year, and small profits will be the rule for the year 1888. Again
thanking you, we remain.

Yours Truly,

WM. HANDLETTE & CO.



2d month.



FEBRUARY.



29 Days.



New Moon 11th. 7h. 13m. j^. m. Full Moon 27th. Th. 18m. a. m.



list Quarter 19th. 9h. 20m. p. m. Last Quarter 4th. 2h. 4Tm. p. m.



'Remember the Ladies' aiiu Childrens' outside p-arineiits at Larrabee & Go's,



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1823, Valuation of town, $100,428. 145 polls.

1870, Jabez R. Blanohard died.

1868, Richmond Library incorporated.
Town Clerk, 1887, W. H. 8turtevant. Treas., F. J. Buker.
1885, Jefferson Hathorn died.

1866, Charles Fla^g commenced business.
1887, Town valuation, ."$1,272,068. 755 polls.

Supervisor of Schools, 1887, D. S. Richards, M. D.
1863, (10th), Marshall S. Ha<^ar killed at Portland.
1823, Michmond incorporated as a town.

1871, Richmond Savings Bank chartered.
1884, Richmond Opera House dedicated.
1887, (nth), Ladies' Relief Corps organized.

Selectmen for 1887, G. B. Randlette, H. F. Smith,
Edwin Totnian.
1806, Thirteen days of snow in succession.
1875, (22d), Loan and Building Association incorporated.
1884, John Jackson died.
1858, Elias Colby died.

1869, Town debt, .$62,538.95. *81, Levi VYhitney died.
1887, Town debt, .$25,511.23.

1881, U. O. G. C, Lodge organized.
1861, Richmond Academy incorporated.

First school-house, on corner Main and Chestnut Sts.
1856, Voted to have lockup. Same was built under Beale's
1881, R. D. Tallman, Perkins, died. [store

1764, Bowdoinham (including Richmond) had 220 whites ;

•37 families and about 38 houses. i neo-ro

1810, Not over 6 inches of snow this month.



I have the freshest stock of
pare dru-s. ch.^micals unci medi-
ciues on the Konnehec, and am now
better prepared than ever before to c^m-
pi,und all precriptions with care and
dispatch, jriving my personal at-
tention to the same.

k FULL LIME OF STAMOaRLQ) P^TifCT 5Ai©tOtfCi§

J\ly (pTzoes cb-r& Lczo.

E. A. M4NSIR,



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RICHMOND,




MAINE.

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Will have :i liner line of

K[:ox..i:ii JkTT o^OjOj

than ever before. Ladies' and Gents' Watches,Chains,
iCharms, Rings, and Jewelry of all kinds.

Of the latest styles. A lar^e variety of |

Clrolcr: of La-'te ^^eidfrii^s. \

ALL OE ^^^lilCPa: ^WriLL BE SOLID ^.Tj
Ti3:E LO'V^ESO? IPPIICES.

iMlMH 5TR.E1T8 RteWMlQIillBi, &IE.



3d month.



MAKCH.



31 Days-



New Moon 12th. llh. 4:2m, a. in. Full Moon 27th. 5h. 28m. p. m,



1st Quarter 20th. 4h. -im. p. m. Last Quarter 4th. lOh. 47m. a. m,



Dress goods and trimmings ot every description at M. G. Larrabee & Go's.



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1837, Limits of Militia companies (2) laid out. Voted to

hold meetings at Academy for next 3 years.
1862, Voted to buy a poor farm.
1861, Voted to buy Citizen engine from citizens.
1806, Great snow-storm. '56, Districts chose own agents.
1848, District 10 added. '54, District 11 added, and voted

to build lockup. '54, Petitioned for village charter.
1885, (9th), Town system of school-books adopted.
1874, Voted to build tomb. '35, Voted #30 to build pound.
1885, C. D. Newell opened office. '34, District No. 9 added
1833,Voted John Hathorn #50 for Town landing. $25 raised
1881, (10th), F. P. Hathorn opened store. [in village.

1837, A^oted to buy Hearse and Pall. '86. VV. S. Hagar took
1847, (15th) Voted to build Town hall with Dist. 1. [P. 0.
1823, First Town meeting. Joseph Langdon, Enoch Libby

and Benj. Shaw, Selectmen; J. B. Fletcher, Clerk;

Ebenezer Hatch, Treas. ; John Southard, Constable.

1884, (10th,) Voted to discontinue use of Town burying
1854, J. J. Hathorn died, [ground

1885, (9th), C. A. Potter opened trunk manufactory.
1881, H. B. Gifford opened hair-dressing rooms.

1886, Baptist Meeting House Parish reorganized.
1861, (4th), Voted ^100,000 to K. & L. E. K.
*1882, Bag mill opened this month.

1883, 1. O. G. T. Lodge. No. 185, instituted.

1826, Greatest freshet for 35 years.
1846, Great freshet.

1871, (12th), Earliest date of river opening for 100 years.

1827, (11th), Voted to make plan of town.
1850, Richmond Bank chartered.

*1752, German settlers for Dresden arrived at Richmond.



Ts a safe pi see to buy



MEDICINES.





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His prices are low and his
-JVL m Oi I O l; M' E !l

ARE RELIABLE.

W. A. BIB BE



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BOYNTON BLOCK, MAIN STRKET,



Maine



Richmond,

YOU WrLLFTND AT







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lliut§>, €a|>§, C^esatK' Furnish-

i IB ''^'^

TR'.UNK.B AnB BAGS,
AVirU IHI RIGHT PHICKS OiN

POTT E K'S, M A I N ST R E ET,

Richmond, - MAINE



4th month.



APEIL.



30 Days



New Moon 11th. 4h. 29m. a. m. Full Moon 26th. Ih. 43m. a. ra.



1st Quarter 19th. 7h. 13m. a. m. Last Quarter 3d. 8h. 2m. a. m.



This moiilh look ovei- the Linen Department at M. G. Larrabee & Go's'



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Town now owns 18 sehool-rooms. Rents two.
1807, Twenty inches of snow fell. '32, Voted $40 for school
1837. Voted to take town's share of U. S. surplus, [books.
1785, Three feet of snow on ground,
*1742, Fort Richmond paid tax of £34.

Eiclimond Library open Saturday afternoons and
1823, Raised $300 for schools. '87, raised $3500. [evenings.
1823, (7th), Voted to re-district town.
1754, General Court decided to dismantle Fort Richmond.
1882, W. S. Hagar commenced coal business.
*1887, G. P. Emmons, C. D. Newell, C. H. Hodges appoint-
1836, S. W. Avery taught in village, [ed Board of Health.

1885, Wm. Stantial died.

*1761, "Court House"" in Dresden built this year.

1867, W. H. Sturtevant died.

*1761, Previous to this year religious services for Dresden

and Richmond were held at Fort Richmond chapel.
*1791, Gi'eat freshet. '85, H. Mansir opened store,
1849, Dr. A. Libby settled in lown. '68, W. C. Curtis
1887, Ice went out. [preached first sermon.

1870, John Springer died. '80, Shoe shops burned.
1689, Christopher Lawson owned land embracing all of

the present town.
1882, Samuel Weymouth died. '86, Dr. G. P. Emmons

settled in town.

1886, Tempest Engine Co. disbanded.
1815, (26th), Latest date of rivei- opening for 100 years.
1841, Paid Levi Whitney, Moderator, $1.
*1846, Steamers Penobscot and John Marshall, of rival

lines, carried passengers to Boston for 25 cents.



THE LARGEST,

THE OLDEST,
THE MOST




A thoroughly reliablo, practical Si-hool, where boys and girl?- are rau^ht
practically whiit thev need in actual life. The nciost careful investigation
invited.



EI¥l>OR$$ED

Bffi Every

BUSIIESS MB PlOf I



Wh® Sat)Wi its



Established over twenty years, and larijer and more successful to-day;
than ever before. Twice in the last four years obll«;ed to lefuse admissionj
lor lack of room. Every boy and ijirl. and every parent or o;nardian should
see the catalo<^ue, sent free b}- mail.



l—iuiiiu i ii . i iw i (tiiliBtfiftHWW llBf i



A TSTBW SYSTEM OF



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Learned in one-quarter the time required by any of the old system^.

R. B. CAPEN, Principal,



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6th month.



JUNE,



30 Days.



New Moon 9th. llh. 55in. a. m. Full Moon 23th. 4h. 28m. p. m



1st Quarter 17th. 2h. 11m. a. m. Last Quarter 30th, llh.l3m. p.m.



Our store is lighted by Electric Light, as light as day. Larrabee & Co,



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1834, Baptist church started. Rev. Mr. Stevens, pastor.
'I'here aie six churches in Kicl.raond.

1826, Steamer Waterville running on river.

1827, Steamer Patent running on river.

1835, Izetta Preble and Susan Giilmore teachers in village.
*1853, A. K.'P. Walker opened. Is now oldest trader in
1779, Rev. J. Bailey left Richmond and Dresden, [town.
1816, Cold snow-storm.

1887, (7th), J. E. Flynn opened confectionery store.

*1836, Steamer New England tirst ran to Boston. Lost '38.

1884, (12th), Work commenced on Casino.

1823, Abel Dinslow appointed first Magazine Keeper.

1722, Nine families below Richmond taken by Indians.

1813, Only two houses in town.

1881, G. A. R.^Post started.

1795, Greatjfreshet.

*1719, Fort.Richmond built. Dismantle! 1754.

*1851, Wm. Randlette & Co. started in business.

*1725, Indian trading house established at Richmond.

*1855, Methodist church organized this year.

1887, Luther Smith died.

*1794, First school-house built in District No. 1.

*1753, Fort R. fortifled against French and Indians.

*1650, (^lark and Lake owned land embracing Richmond.

♦1767, Rev. John Murray, revivalist, at Richmond.

1854, Cholera broke out this month.

1773, Dr. Moore and family moved from Georgetown.

*1754, Threatened attack on fort by 60 Indians.

*1751,§Land laid out in mile wide lots.

Trial Justices, W. S. Hagar, 1. L. Spaulding.



a: k. p. walker & c().|

IeWELSB8.

Dealers in Watches, Clocks, Chains. Rings, Solid and Plated Silver
ware, Cutlery, etc., etc. On'- Brazilian Axis Cut Pebble Spectacles
outselling, and giving better satisfaction than any other in the



I are

iriiirket



Onr Slovk of Holiday Ooocis

will i$iir|>a§$i aiiyfllilaig

we have ever before

sli<»wii.

A. K. P. WAL.KER & CO.




BEST FREE



No Slate, No Clinker, No Waste. All Burns up

FOK SALE BY

OFFICE S0UTHARI)'.N BLOCK





J. R. CONNINGHAM,^f^^« Two Teams "which



will let by the day or
week on reasonable
Terais.



ATTORNEY
AT
LAW. ^ ^ DIJSraLEY.



KK'HMOND, MAINE



WATER ST., RICHMOND, ME.

j«@»Pljase Mention this a<lvj;rLispjpen



iTlh month.



JULY.



31 Days.



New Moon 9th. Ih. Sim. a. m.



Full Moon 23d. Ih. 6m. a.' m



1st Quarter l()th. Th. 34m. a. m. Last Quarter 30th, 3h.50m. p.m.



N.»\v.tlie tine?;t line of suiuiner dress ijroods will be shown Ht Larrabee & Go's



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1760, Rev. Jacob Bailey came to K. on way to Dresden.

1880, First issue ot Richmond Be^.

*1855, Congregational church organized this year.

1885, Edwin Lamson died. "87, Tested hydrantj.

1854, (4th), Henry Wilkins died.

1727, (7th), Capt. Heath very anxious over Inlian troubles.

1773, Mr. Nye and Deacon Chase moved up river.

1816, Heavy frost. (lOth), Boston Sunday papers first

1854, John Dinslow died. [received.

1884, (12th), S(?hooner VVm. H. Stuart launched.

*1745, Fort Richmond attaclied by Indians.

*1818. Great forest fire along river, in Richmond.

1744, Only ten men stationed at Fort Richmond.

186.3, Lieut. C. C. Newell died, at Port Hudson.

1871, Voted to exempt all manufactories from taxation.

1844, Paid Isaac Elder $30 for Town hall lot.

1825, Hottest month for 30 years.

1887, Captain Franklin Houdlette died.

=^1850, Telegraph office opened in Richmond.

1722, 25 extra soldiers sent to Richjnond. Indians warlike.

:867. Henry Darrah died.

Colle(.*tor of taxes, 1887, C. D. Newell.
1846. Joseph Lancaster died, a Revolutionai-v soldier.
*I8.35. Fij u) of White and ^^ashburn dissolved.
1875. Dr. J. C. Boynton died.

*1881, Work on wing dam, head of Island, (commenced.
1881, A. W. Kimball commenced business this month.
813, No rain this month. Poor crops. Ajuch distress.

1775, 30 Indians passed through Richmond on way to
Cambridge to aid our troops in Revolutionary war.
1754, Capt. Lithgow commanded Fort Richmond.




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Maine.



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OF



CIGARS,



ilFroin Imported and Doinesiic Stock. Tliese Cigars are of Pure Stockjj
jlfree fr .ni ndiiltiM-ation, and why not smoke them as well as ciyars madeji
liu parts uiiknuwi.. bv liaiids unknown?

Factory at rear of

HAIR l>R[R:ssiNQ ROII^IS.
HAQAR BLOOK, MAIWSTiEiT.i

RICHMOND. MAINE.';



8th month.



AUGUST.



31 Days



New Moon 7th. Ih. 42m. p. m. Fall Moon 21st. lib. 41m. a. m



1st Quarter 14th. Oh. 5m. p. m. Last Quarter 29th. 9h. 39m. a. m.



Bofore purchasing elsewhero examine our sun umbrellas. Larrabee & Co,



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1878, G. A. Beale opened book-store.
1826, Hail-storm, 10 inches.

1885, (6th), Dr. E. D. Howe opened dental rooms.
1857, Dr. D. S. Richards settlei in Richmond.

1886, Abel E. Dinslow died.

In the ye.ir 1779 the Plantation ot Richmond was
annexed to Bowdoinham, which was made a town
in 1762. Pievious to '62, this whole section had
been called Richmond Plantation.
1846. Samuel George died.

1882, Samuel Toothaker died.
.826, Heavy frosts this month.

A trading post, established 1629, by Kennebec
Co/upany was tirst white settlement at this point.

1851, Abel Dinslow died.

1886, Work commenced on water-works reservoir.
1825, School districts relaid out. 8 districts forraed.
1874, John B. Stuart died.
1724, Expedition to Norridgevvock started. 208 men and 3

1883, Luicoln House burned. [Indians, 17 boats.

1885, Salvation Army at campground. 1723,Ensign Colby
1881, Di-. C. VV. Price settled in town, [killed by Indians.

1886. John Lake died.

1852, Voted to build engine-house.

1723, (21st), Two Mohawks ertered service of Fort R.
1779, Part of defeated Americans at Castine arrived at R.

1724, Norridgewo('k expedition returned without loss.
1723. Captain Heath commanded Ftu-t Richmond.
1883, Jacob Elwell died.

1815, Flour, $18; corn, $1.75; rye, .$2.50.

1886, First appearance in Richmond of Amy Sherwin.




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1813, Crops very poor this year. No raui. —

1871, (3d), Nat'l Lans^don died, aged 85.

1887, Daniel Ra.idall died.

1882. Levi Marble died. '87, J. R. True died.

1871, Great fire. Over $10, 000 damage.

*1824, Gov. Belcher visited Fort Richuioud.

1880, Work on shoe factory commenced this month.

1823, Elihu Batch first Rep. to Legislature. 31 votes from

1880, (12th), Otis Whitney died. [Richmond.
1827, Voted to distribute town's powder to citizens.
1750, Only 14 soldiers at R. Attacked by Indians. Crops
1859, Voted $50 to build pound. [destroyed, etc-
1750, (12th), Swan Island massacre. Several prisoners

1881, C. W. Jack opened, [carried to Canada by Indians
1750, Tilth), sam'l Goodwin of Dresden, saved Fort Rich

mond when attacked by Indians this data.
1841, Paid Seth Hat horn for 97 soldiers' rations.

The present Richmond and Dresden ferry was

established by John Parks.
1775, Arnold's expedition entered river. Visited R. on
*1854, First brass band organized this year. [way up

1885, Wm. Kandlette died.
1774. Rev. Mr. Bailey mobbed at Brunswick.

1883, J. R. Cunningham opened oflice.

E. C. Boston commenced business, March 17, 1881.

1884, Congregational chapel dedicated.
1887, (26th), Mrs. H. F. Brown killed on R. R.
*1745, Fort attacked bj' Indians. No damage.
*1794, Pownalboro's attempt to annex northern part of

1885, Casino burned. [Richmond.



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