Articles of Incorporation of Weyerhaeuser Timber Company (June 1900)

In 1900, Weyerhaeuser formed the Weyerhaeuser Timber Company to manage 900,000 acres of newly purchased pine land in Washington state. The original partners in the company included, in addition to Frederick Weyerhaeuser and his brother-in-law and longtime partner Frederick C. A. Denkmann, Thomas Irvine, William H. Laird, Artemus Lamb, Sumner T. Knight, Robert L. McCormick, William Carson, Peter H. Musser, Charles H. Ingram, and Arthur F. Albertson. All were identified as “citizens of the United States of America.”