Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Passed by the General Court at Their Session, which Commenced on Wednesday the 26th Day of May, and Which Ended on the 16th Day of June, 1813
Published agreeably to a Resolve of 16th January, 1812
Printed by Russell & Cutler
Booklet, approximately 9-3/4" x 8", starts with page 223; some pages are missing from my copy, which ends at 292 in the middle of a sentence.
One of the many laws printed here contains the moving a portion of the town of New Sharon, Maine, to Industry, Maine, the portion in question being the land of Henry Smith, James Gower and Rufus Davis.
From A History of the Town of Industry, Franklin County, Maine, from the earliest settlement in 1787 down to the present time, by William Collins Hatch, 1893, and digitized online here. [be prepared for many OCR errors; I've corrected a few here.]
- Henry Smith, born 30 March 1795 at Hallowell, Maine. If this is the correct Henry, he didn't live long in his new town, as he died on 19 November 1814 at Industry, Maine.
- James Gower, born 2 January 1778 at Topsham, Maine, son of Robert and Mary (Henry) Gower; married Susannah Norton at Industry, Maine on 2 September 1800; died at Farmington, Maine 13 September 1853.
- Rufus Davis, son of David and Sarah (Cousins) Davis, built a grist and saw mill at the outlet of Clearwater Pond in 1804. He married Abigail Smith, daughter of Joseph and Abigail (Butler) Smith.
Industry Historical Society