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1819 - [183-] (Creation)
- Johnson, Thomas
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Little is known about Thomas Johnson, except that he established a business as a general merchant in Dresden, Maine, prior to 6 January 1819, and operated until at least 11 August 1826.
It is likely Johnson was the postmaster for Dresden from as early as 1816, and worked for the town in various capacities such as writing up warrants for meetings, drafting lists of jurors, visiting residents, and dealing with highway taxes. The Dresden post office was located in the court house at this time, and based on papers found in his daybook, it is possible that Johnson was a justice of the peace in the 1830s.