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Pound Keeper
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Created By:Maud

In the Waterboro, ME town records of May 1824, Nicholas Hanson was chosen to be the "pound keeper.  What were the duties of a pound keeper?

 

 


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Created By:Dale H. Cook
He was likely the town official who imounded stray livestock (without ear marks), and cared for them until the town disposed of them.

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