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Michigan Log Marks-Their Function And Use During The Great Michigan Pine Harvest  Clifford.  Allen [Edited By]

Michigan Log Marks-Their Function And Use During The Great Michigan Pine Harvest

Clifford. Allen [Edited By]

Memoir Bulletin No. 4. First Reprinting, January 1942. 9" x 6" pictorial wrappers. 96pp. including wrappers. Foreword. Contents. Black and white photographs. Map. "An illustrated booklet depicting the nature and magnitude of one phase of Michigan's gigantic lumbering industry." "Log marks were an essential part of the lumber industry. They were the outposts of law and order in pioneering communities where social controls were often weak. Stamped on a log, they carried the inviolate right of ownership of property on every stream and pond in northern Michigan." Functions of log marks and methods of use together with a description of the operation of boom companies during the height of harvest. Name crossed out on title page, pages appear to be wavy at top inner corner else a nice copy of a very interesting booklet.

Inventory Number: 37899

$95.00