1854 Farmer's Fire Insurance Agent's Certificate of Employment - Massachusetts
This is an 1854 contract/license and job description for an agent for The Farmer's Mutual Fire Insurance Company. It states that Marshall D(ay) Cobleigh is the agent for The Farmer's Mutual Fire Insurance Company in Littleton, New Hampshire. On this contract/license is also his job description and where he was allowed to write insurance contracts and decide upon claims.
This is the same fire insurance company that does the 'Hall of Claims' TV advertisements today.
Marshall Cobleigh (1817-1868) was an important man in Littleton where he lived his entire life. He was a deacon in the Congregational Church, was a Whig and a Republican, a Selectman for NH (1851-1852), a deputy sheriff from 1858-1863, was a Justice of the Peace for Grafton County, NH and served as Capt. 11th Co., 32d Regt. N.H. Militia, 1843 to 1845.
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