Otho Robichaud - A Leader in New Acadia

Otho Robichaud Scales

Otho Robichaud (1742-1824) was a merchant in Neguac. Appointed Justice of the Peace in 1794, he was one of the most influential Acadians of his time. Having been transported to Massachusetts during the Deportation of 1755, Otho Robichaud was educated in Boston, and returned to New Brunswick with the outbreak of the American Revolution twenty years later. At Neguac, he established a very successful lumbering and farming operation. These scales were used in his business during the early 19th century.

Musée acadien de l’Université de Moncton
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1742 - 1824
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