Title

Joseph Peavey invented the peavey, a log-driving tool, in 1858, but what cheated

Source

Down East

Date

11-1-1993

Pages

52-53, 77-78

Abstract

Joseph Peavey invented the peavey, a log-driving tool, in 1858, but what cheated out of a patent on the tool by a blacksmith with a bottle of rum. The author recounts her attempt to show that Joseph Peavey was an ancestor. Details.

Subjects

Forests and forestry, Peavey, Joseph

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