Panton Original Charter
The charter states that those who were deeded land would pay rent of one ear of Indian corn each year on December 25th for the first 10 years the property was held. Following the tenth year, one shilling was due for each 100 acres owned. The charter also stipulates that all white pine and other pine trees suitable to be made into ship's masts be preserved for the Royal Navy.
Panton's first moderator was Josiah Dean.
Original Charter Grantees:
Panton Charter Update
On May 2,2014 the Governor signed H.886, an act relating to approval of the adoption and the codification of the charter of the Town of Panton. The Charter goes into effect July 1, 2014.Read the Charter as passed here: http://www.leg.state.vt.us/docs/2014/Acts/ACTM012.pdf