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From The Union Democrat, Volume 1, Number 19, Sonora, Tuolumne County,
dated Saturday, November 4, 1854

The copartnership existing under the name, style and firm of C. C. P. Severance & Co., Lumber
Merchants, is this day dissolved by mutual consent. All unsettled business of
said copartnership will be adjusted by C. C. P. Severance, who is duly
authorized to use the name of the said firm for such purposes.

Signed:
C. C. P. Severance
Geo. W. Monk
Joshua Smith Clark
Elihu Brown
Bernice S. Hill
Geo. W. Robinson
George Goss

Dated October 31, 1854