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Franklin B. Hough's monumental 1860
History of Lewis County in the State of New York From the
Beginning of Its Settlement to the Present Time. 
"Franklin B. Hough (1822-1885) was a scientist, historian and the first chief of the
United States Division of Forestry, the predecessor of the United States Forest Service
He was among the first to call attention to the depletion of forests in the U.S. and is
sometimes called the 'Father of American Forestry' "
You can read a lot more about him there.  He was born in Martinsburg, Lewis, New York.
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