File 004 - Sugar Production

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Sugar Production

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CA ETRC P173-007-01-004

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Martin Conant Ferrin was born in 1816 to Micah Ela Ferrin (1787-1863) and Lucinda Ferrin (née Conant; 1796-1880). He first married Sarah Smith Mead and together, they had at least three children: Elvyn Austin Ferrin (1845-1925), Ella A. Ferrin (1853-1863), and Lill Mead Ferrin (1859-1935). In 1873, following the death of his first wife, Martin married Sarah Haskell (1828-1899). Martin died in 1892.

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The file consists of a license issued by the United States Treasury Department in 1892 for Martin C. Ferrin to engage in business as a sugar producer in Vermont.

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The documents are in English.

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The certificate does not specify the type of sugar production but, given his location in Vermont, it was likely intended for maple sugar production.

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