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Sidney Baldwin Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0655-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Discusses "winter" letters Baldwin sent to Hahn for his historical files.

C. T. Ball Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0032

Lewis W. Ball Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1595-sc
Overview Letter written by Ball to his cousin, Mrs. Howard O. Merrill, Morrills Cor., Maine telling of his service in the Spanish-American War as a member of the 8th Company, U.S. Volunteer Signal Corps. The letter discusses his duties, conditions in camp, etc. Collection also contains a letter dated Dec. 27, 1969 from Adelbert H. Merrill, donor of the collection, to James C. MacCampbell, director of Fogler Library, giving his memories of Lewis Ball. MacCampbell's reply and a brief history of the 8th...

John W. Ballou Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0656-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Written on Sheriff's office stationary. Refers to papers sent to Zina about Bowdoinham and asks for acknowledgement of their receipt. Refers to Bro. Plummer and to other personal matters.

Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1366-sc
Scope and Contents An album containing unidentified, undated photographs of the route, construction and equipment of the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company in Maine. The photographer is also unidentified. The album is accompanied by 27 photographs of similar scenes, also unidentified.

Bangor Business and Professional Women's Club Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1658-sc
Overview Scrapbook from an unidentified compiler containing newspaper clippings, 1936-1940, about the Bangor Business and Professional Women's Club of Bangor, Maine. Most clippings are from the Bangor Daily News and the Bangor Daily Commercial.

Bangor Dam Proposed Rehabilitation Documents

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1435-sc
Scope and Contents Documents prepared in 1981 by John E. Baldacci for an unidentified person discussing whether the Bangor Dam at Treat Falls in Bangor, Maine, should be disassembled or developed. The site was being considered for purchase at the time by the Swift River Company, located in Hamilton, Mass. Materials include an outline of the issues prepared by Baldacci, copies of reports and laws governing the dam, maps of the site, etc.

Bangor, Maine Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0033

Bangor, Maine Town Warrant : Notice to Appraise Heifer

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0671-sc
Overview Warrant of Tho. Bradbury, town clerk, notifying William Boyd and Isaac Hatch ("two disinterested & judicious persons both of the Town of Bangor") that they were appointed and empowered to determine the price of a stray heifer. Includes separate note that they personally appeared before the town clerk and took an oath to faithfully apprise the heifer. Includes note signed by Wilm Boyd and Isaac Hatch that they judged the heifer to be worth twelve dollars.

Bangor Medical Society Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1594-sc
Overview Collection contains a volume of records of the Bangor Medical Society including its constitution and bylaws and minutes of meetings, 1872-1873. Also included are letters, 1898-1918, to William C. Mason containing biographical information about various physicians in Maine, notes on physicians, and a scrapbook containing publications of the Bangor Medical Association and the Penobscot County Medical Association.

Bangor Stone Ware Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1112-sc
Overview Invoices, orders, receipts, etc. received by the company or its owner for goods supplied or stoneware ordered. The collection also contains a few invoices, 1872-1877, to C.H. and R.W. Sawyer from various businesses in Bangor. Goods supplied include nails, powder, padlocks, meal, lard, etc.

Eli G. Banker Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0995-sc
Overview An account book of a resident of Berwick, Maine.

Ronald F. Banks Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0035
Overview The papers record the literary work of Ronald F. Banks. They contain correspondence, notes, typescripts, and galley and printers proofs as well as copies of his Ph.D. thesis at the University of Maine and research materials for his unfinished book on federal Indian policy.

Baptist Church (Castine, Me.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0887-sc
Overview Photocopy of a record book of a Baptist church in Castine and later Brooksville, Maine. Included are reports of meetings and lists of members. It is unknown where the original record book is located.

Baptist Church (Lincolnville, Me.) Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1264-sc
Overview A volume containing records of church meetings of a Baptist church in Lincolnville, Maine. The volume also contains a list of church members and an essay on the founding of the church.

Baptist Churches (Sullivan, Me. and Hancock, Me.) Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0774-sc
Overview Church record book of Baptist churches in Maine. Includes records and lists of members of the Second Baptist Church in Sullivan, Maine and lists of members of the First Baptist Church of Hancock, Maine.

Bar Harbor Bicentennial Material

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1360-sc
Scope and Contents Contains items commemorating the bicentennial of Bar Harbor, Maine in 1996. Includes letters from the Bar Harbor Bicentennial Committee and the Bar Harbor Historical Society, the final report of the Bicentennial Committee to the town of Bar Harbor, and a copy of the Bicentennial Souvenir Edition published by the Bar Harbor Times in 1996. Also included is a copy of the Bar Harbor Record Centennial Souvenir Edition published in 1896.

Chesley C. Barbour Monthly Time Books

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1046-sc
Overview Three monthly time books used by a resident of Yarmouthville, Maine. The books contain lists of names and numbers for each day of the month for September, November and December of 1914 and June-August of 1915. The last column contains a cash amount. At the end of each book is a list of cans and quarts for morning and night for each day of the month. The books probably record deliveries of some kind, possibly dairy products.

Edna K. Barbour War Ration Books

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1292-sc
Overview War ration books no. 2, 3 and 4 used by Edna K. Barbour of Brewer, Maine.

Thomas C. Bardwell Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0037
Scope and Contents A collection of materials related to Maine band leader and composer, R. B. Hall. Collection includes correspondence of Thomas C. Bardwell and items of and about R.B. Hall. Scores and sheet music of Hall's compositions comprise much of the collection.

David Barker Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0661-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter discusses legal matters.

Barometric Readings Log

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1503-sc
Overview A volume from an unidentified person recording atmospheric pressure three times per day in 1861 and 1862 at an unidentified location. Observations on wind direction and other weather events are also included for some entries.

Alice Barrows Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0894-sc
Overview The papers of an American educator. Included are letters, publications, clippings, and notes, relating to Miss Barrows' work in education; a manuscript for an autobiography which she never completed; some family material, particularly concerning Charles Dana Barrows (1846-1892); a genealogy of the Prentice family; deeds (1820-1839) from Fryeburg, Maine; notes on impressions of Thomas Brackett Reed; photographs of family members; and a photocopy of an article about her in Urban Education (v. 9,...

Barrows Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1102
Overview Correspondence and other documents of several generations of the Barrows family of Fryeburg, Maine.

Ralph S. Bartlett Travel Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1423-sc
Scope and Contents A diary used by Bartlett to record his travels in Europe, Canada, and South America as well as in Maine and Massachusetts. The volume records nine different trips taken in 1912, 1913, 1916, 1917, 1918, 1920, 1921, 1923 and 1924.

Ralph S. Bartlett Travel Film Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0038
Overview Travel films made by Ralph S. Bartlett on nine trips he took between 1925 and 1933 to the Middle East, the Arctic Sea and the Baltic states, Europe, Canada, South America, Scandinavia, and Russia. An additional reel contains footage of family members.

Stanley Foss Bartlett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0039
Overview The collection includes scrapbooks and papers relating to Stanley Foss Bartlett and his poetry.

Clara Bates Notebook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1040-sc
Overview A notebook and newspaper clippings collected by a teacher in East Machias, Maine and San Rafael, California. The notebook contains a record of primary school no. 4 [place unknown], from January 4, 1871 to July 14, 1871. The notebook also contains newspaper clippings of local and religious news and poetry pasted in and recipes.

Bath High School Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0886-sc
Overview A collection of items associated with the high school in Bath, Maine and the Phi Rho Society organized by the high school students. Included are a bleacher ticket dated May 14, 1910; report cards for Wm. Drummond in 1842 at the North Male, Grammar School, Bath and for A. G. Page at the Bath High School in 1867; Bath High School graduation programs for 1870, 1871, 1873, and 1874; dance cards for sociables held in 1871 to 1875; order of exercises for Bath High School exhibitions on Nov. 18 and...

John Francis Battick Maritime and Academic Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0042
Overview This collection consists of materials gathered by Professor Battick in association with his course in maritime history.

Eunice Nelson Baumann Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0043
Overview Personal papers, notes and manuscripts relating to Mrs. Baumann's work in human relations and anthropology.

Baycrest Hotel Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0209
Overview The collection contains records from the Baycrest Hotel in Harborside, Cape Rosier, Maine. This small collection contains primarily financial records of the hotel. Included are journals of expenses incurred in running the hotel, 1939-1953, and registers from 1928-1965 of total charges for each guest for rooms, meals, the garage, etc. Also included are three volumes of daily guest registers, 1912-1967, listing the name and home address of each guest.

Beal Family Genealogy

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0868-sc
Overview Genealogy of the Beal family.

George Lafayette Beal Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0867-sc
Overview Papers of an army officer in the Civil War. Included are handwritten letters by George Lafayette Beal during the Civil War, a photocopy of an autobiography including Beal's service record, and a photograph of Beal.

John S. Bean Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1169-sc
Overview A volume used by John S. Bean of Farmington, Maine, to record his work history, including the days he worked and the wages he earned. The volume was also used by Bernice S. Bean, a member of the Farmington High School class of 1907, as a daily diary in January and February of an unidentified year. Carroll E. Whitney, Fairbanks, Maine, is also written inside the front cover of the volume. Carroll Whitney and the Whitney family are mentioned frequently in Bernice Bean's diary.

Paul W. Bean Civil War Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0046
Overview Contains Civil War correspondence of Frank L. Lemont (Company E, 5th Maine Regiment); letters of Charles Warner (145th New York Volunteers); diaries of John B. Bailey, Ezekiel Ellis, Edwin M. Truell and George Washington Verrill. Also contains record books.

Charles Austin Beard Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0662-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter refers to "the views of Locke the Theorist" and of Shaftesbury and to a book on Locke by Fowler.

Earl M. Beard Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0521
Overview The papers include University of Maine faculty committee records. Included are papers on accreditation, union agreements, labor relations, membership lists, minutes of meetings, building plans, student evaluations of mathematics courses, faculty lounge in Hannibal Hamlin Hall, and papers of the Policy Advisory Committee.

Warren B. Beckler Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1628
Overview A scrapbook compiled by Beckler while a student at the University of Maine. It contains signatures and comments of class members, programs and memorabilia of athletic events, and photographs of athletic teams, student activities and the university marching band.

Beebee, Ludlow & Co. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0866-sc
Overview A small collection of records of a bullion and exchange dealer. The collection includes letters, receipts, and accounts of Beebee, Ludlow & Co. of New York, Beebee & Co. of New York, and Ludlow, Beebee & Co. of Philadelphia. The period covered is 1846 to 1881.

Belfast, Maine Town Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1248

Francis Bemis Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0047

Clarence E. Bennett Academic Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0048
Overview The Bennett collection covers the career of a physics professor and department head from his student work at Brown University through his retirement from the University of Maine. Included are correspondence, articles, publications, manuscripts, teaching materials, department materials and student items.

John C. Berdeen Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0663-sc
Overview Typewritten letter signed. Envelope and brochure (A Five-Year Program for Good Will Homes and Schools 1919-1924) included. Letter from the Assistant Treasurer of the Good Will Home Association in absence of G.W. Hinckley. Refers to mailing of brochure and request for funds.

Edward Robie Berry Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0049

Hiram Gregory Berry Letter (February 2, 1850)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0664-sc
Overview Photocopy of autograph letter signed. Refers to schooner Mary Snow carrying "a load of Boards", sailing to Bucksport.

Hiram Gregory Berry Letter (May 14, 1861)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0665-sc
Overview Photocopy of autograph letter signed. Refers to appointment and transfer for organizing regiment.

Richard N. Berry Scrapbook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1319

Stephen Berry Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0962-sc
Overview A diary of a printer and publisher in Portland, Maine.

Big Houston Camps Guest Register

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1560-sc
Overview A guest register used at the Big Houston Camps, 1896-1939. Entries list names of guests, their places of residence, and dates of registration. Register also includes comments on weather and lake conditions added by camp proprietors especially Walter L. Arnold, proprietor in the 1930s.

Big Thunder Photograph

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1434-sc
Overview A photograph of Frank Loring taken in 1898 in a room in Oak Hall, a dormitory at the University of Maine. Information found with the photograph indicates that it was probably taken by Percy L. Ricker, a member of the class of 1900 at the university, or by another unidentified student.

Bill of Lading for Ninety-three Slaves

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Identifier: SpC MS 1688-sc
Overview Bill of lading dated Oct. 24, 1850 for shipment of ninety-three slaves from Baltimore to New Orleans on the ship John C. Calhoun, master Captain John C. Lowell.

Charles F. Billings Budget Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0896-sc
Overview The collection includes 15 notebooks containing the personal budget of Charles F. Billings from the age of 13 to the age of 63. Records for 1905 to 1908 are missing.

Lorenzo Billings Diary and Census Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0994-sc
Overview A diary for the year 1883 of a farmer in Milton Plantation, Maine. Also included also are photocopies of census records for Lorenzo and his father in 1860, 1870, 1900, and 1910.

T. A. Bisson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0054
Scope and Contents

Papers of a scholar in international relations of the Far East. Included are correspondence, Yenan (1937) records, photographs, newspaper clippings, books collected by Bisson, and reprints of his works.

Black & Brothers Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0055
Overview Collection contains business records of Black & Brothers, a dry goods business in Ellsworth, Maine.

Blacksmith's Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1108-sc
Overview Daybook of an unidentified blacksmith in Lovell, Maine, listing names of customers, work done and amount paid for each job.

James Gillespie Blaine Letter (August 11, 18??)

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Identifier: SpC MS 0669-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Relates to "Aroostook" and Marshall Stanley.

James Gillespie Blaine Letter (December 26, 1861)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0666-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Letter relates to Bills for transporting troops and war munitions over Maine railroads.

James Gillespie Blaine Letter (May 2, 1881)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0668-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Relates to taxation of vessels engaged in foreign trade.

James Gillespie Blaine Letter (May 7, 1867)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0667-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Refers to arrangements for trip to Ireland and Wales which may include Lot and two friends.

James Gillespie Blaine Letter (undated)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0670-sc
Overview Autograph letter signed. Informal letter (five pages), speaks of electricity, Green Mountain, Handy, Cornell, Edison, running for presidency (probably 1892 election), etc. Blaine directed the recipient (unknown) of this letter to burn it.

Ebenezer Blaisdell Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1588-sc
Overview Legal documents, mostly deeds to property in Winterport, Maine, belonging to Ebenezer Blaisdell. Also included are deeds and other legal documents dating from 1897-1937 of Abraham Lincoln Blaisdell for properties in Winterport.

Elijah Blaisdell Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1021-sc
Overview Fifteen diaries of a farmer in York, Maine during the late nineteenth century. The diaries cover the years, 1870, 1879, 1880, 1882-1886, 1888-1891, and 1898-1900. The 1900 diary is blank.

Blaisdell Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 1650
Overview Personal papers of various members of the Blaisdell family, including Frank W. Blaisdell, Mary Blaisdell, and Elizabeth Peirce Blaisdell.

Blaisdell Family Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1512-sc
Overview Photograph album by an unidentified compiler documenting members of the Blaisdell family of Winterport, Maine and New York City. Most photographs are identified and many show scenes in Winterport and Bayside, Maine. Also pictured are other areas of Maine as well as photographs taken in Bradford, Pa., Arizona, California, Tennessee, Italy, Puerto Rico and India. In addition to members of the family, the photos also show images of various family homes, businesses, etc.

Joseph Blake Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0058

Edward P. Blanchard Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1141-sc
Overview Daily diaries primarily recording observations about the weather. The volumes also contain newspaper clippings about the weather as well as obituaries and reports of events in Blanchard and nearby communities.

Jacob Blanchard Diaries

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0985-sc
Overview Diaries of a resident of Blanchard, Maine. The 4 diaries cover the years 1887, 1888, 1889-June 1890, and 1892-June 1894.

James A. Blanchard II Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1749
Overview Correspondence from James A. Blanchard II to his wife, June E. (Peterson) Blanchard, and his son, Bob Blanchard, while he was stationed in the Pacific with the U.S. Navy during World War II. Also includes letters from June Blanchard to James A. Blanchard II.

Aaron Blaney Memo Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1548-sc
Overview A diary from 1824-1834 kept by an unidentified person, probably Aaron Blaney of Bristol, Maine. Entries are headed Bristol and outline daily activities, service in the Maine legislature and as a justice of the peace in Bristol, deaths of parents and children, etc.

Blen Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1321-sc
Overview Papers of Joshua A. Blen and his wife Emily A. Blen of Dresden, Maine. The family name is also spelled Blenn. The collection contains mostly deeds for property bought and sold by the Blens. A notebook from an unidentified compiler containing information on births, deaths and marriages in an unidentified community is also found in the collection; its relationship to the Blen family is not clear.

Blunt and Hinman Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0059

University Of Maine System. Board Of Trustee Records

 Record Group
Identifier: UA RG 0002-002
Scope and Contents The records mainly contain textual information particularly meeting agendas, minutes, reports, notes, and supporting material from University of Maine Board of Trustee and various committees (both standing and ad-hoc committees), biographical information related to individual University of Maine trustees, chairs, sectaries, and clerks, and various files on subjects under consideration by the Board.

H. S. Boardman Scrapbook

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Identifier: SpC MS 1654

Samuel Lane Boardman Letters

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Identifier: SpC MS 0694-sc
Overview Letters of an agricultural editor, writer, and journalist and of a noted Maine naturalist. Included also are 2 letters signed by George A. Boardman.

Captain Bailey Bodwell's Company of U.S. Volunteers Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0882-sc
Overview The records for a company of volunteers commanded by Bailey Bodwell during the War of 1812. The records begin in Norway, Maine in January 1813 and end in July 1813. Records include requisitions for provisions, morning reports, and regimental orders. Portions of the record include business records of Bailey Bodwell written 1816 to 1822.

Harold L. Bolstad Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0858-sc
Overview Papers comprised chiefly of letters Harold Bolstad sent to his sister Lois Kutscha and her husband Norman P. Kutscha during his service in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was in Vietnam from August 1970 to May 1971. Included also is a short biography of Harold L. Bolstad, a photograph of him in the Marine Corps, and a newspaper clipping with a picture of him in Vietnam.

Geneva Bonin Diary

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1754-sc
Scope and Contents Diary, 1939, of Geneva Bonin, a resident of Northport, Maine. Entries usually begin with weather, followed by reports of daily life including the activities of her mother, father, son, and husband. Also contains some reports of significant events, recipes, and recording of cash accounts.

Booth Brothers and Hurricane Isle Granite Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0063
Overview The collection contains records of Booth Brothers and Hurricane Isle Granite Company of Hurricane Island, Maine.

Boothbay House Hotel Register

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0064

Boston and California Mining and Trading Joint Stock Company Record Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1347-sc
Scope and Contents A record book of the company that contains an account by an unidentified person of the voyage from Boston to California, as well as a list of company members, their residences, places of birth, occupations, marital status and ages. The volume also contains the constitution and by-laws of the company.

Edward Bourne Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1034-sc
Overview An account book belonging to Edward Bourne of Readfield, Maine. Some of the records are for Jedediah Bourne who may have been Edward's brother.

Etienne H. Bourque Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1168-sc
Overview Daybook of the owner of a general jobbing business in Waterville, Maine. The volume records financial transactions with suppliers from September to November, 1923.

Bowdoin College Collection

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0067

Bowdoin College Folklore Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MF006
Scope and Contents Students from Bowdoin college investigated topics and wrote papers related to the folklore and folklife of Maine communities, including beliefs of fishermen, cookery, farm life, Prohibition and rum-running, mill work, Bath Iron Works, lobstering, quilting, folk medicine, ghosts,lighthouse keeping, boat building, lumbering, ship building, carpentry, hunting, and storytelling.

Frank Harvey Bowerman Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1690
Overview A small collection of personal papers of Frank H. Bowerman, including photograph albums and correspondence.

Ernest H. Boynton Diaries and Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0997-sc
Overview Diaries and papers of a railroad employee living in Maine, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.The 29 diaries cover the years 1883, 1885-1891, 1895-1906, 1909-1915, 1917, and 1927. Also included in the papers are bank account books from Merchants National Bank of Boston (1914 Nov. 20-1918 June 19); Forest City Trust Company, Portland, Maine (1922 Nov. 17-1923 May 28); First National Bank, Portland, Maine (1923 July 6-1926 July 12); and Melrose Trust Company, Melrose, Massachusetts (1927 March...

Boynton Family Letters

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0860-sc
Overview A collection of family letters. Most of the correspondence is between Thomas and his wife Mary B. while he was in San Francisco. Included also is a photocopy of a newspaper clipping describing Thomas's voyage from Maine to San Francisco where he erected a frame building sent by Babcock & Norton of New York. Included also is a letter from Arthur S. Boynton to his mother and father dated Feb. 20, 1861. Included also is a letter from R.S. Prescott from Bangor, Maine describing the changes in...