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Colonel James Thomas Account Book and Letter

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0906-sc

Scope and Contents Note

An account book for the years 1828 to 1844. The account book lists credits and debits. The handwritten letter is from James Thomas, to Wm. T. Barry, Postmaster General, Washington, Jan. 5, 1830.

Dates

  • 1828-1833

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Colonel James Thomas, sutler at the Hancock Barracks, was the first postmaster at the Barracks in Houlton, Maine. In 1829 he took the mail contract between Bangor and Houlton.

Extent

1 folder (2 items)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

An account book for the years 1828 to 1844. The account book lists credits and debits. The handwritten letter is from James Thomas, to Wm. T. Barry, Postmaster General, Washington, Jan. 5, 1830.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Colonel James Thomas Account Book and Letter
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States
207-581-1686