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Nickerson & Baxter Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1482-sc

Scope and Contents

Incoming correspondence to Nickerson & Baxter from merchants in Boothbay, East Boothbay and Southport, Maine, primarily those that supplied goods and equipment to fishermen. The letters concern orders for items such as cod lines, oars, fish forks, fish hooks, etc., and were received from wholesale dealers in dry and pickled fish, sailmakers and ship chandlers, and merchants dealing in ship stores, dry goods and groceries. Some letters also concern the inability of the merchants to pay money they owed to Nickerson & Baxter.

Dates

  • 1876-1912

Creator

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Extent

3 Folders

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Incoming correspondence to Nickerson & Baxter from merchants in Boothbay, East Boothbay and Southport, Maine, primarily those that supplied goods and equipment to fishermen. The letters concern orders for items such as cod lines, oars, fish forks, fish hooks, etc., and were received from wholesale dealers in dry and pickled fish, sailmakers and ship chandlers, and merchants dealing in ship stores, dry goods and groceries. Some letters also concern the inability of the merchants to pay money they owed to Nickerson & Baxter.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Robert C. Holland, Southport, Maine, in June 2006.

General

No finding aid - see Special Collections librarian for assistance.
Title
Guide to the Nickerson & Baxter Correspondence
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

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