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Uriah Briery Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1799-sc

Scope and Contents

Daybook of Uriah R. Briery, of Gardiner, Maine dating from 1851-1857. Briery was a shoemaker and while early entries are for orders, later entries include payments for shoes including food, tobacco, wood, and labor. The entries also include notes about renters and the rates charged per year.

Dates

  • 1844-1857

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions on acceess.

Conditions Governing Use

Rights assessment remains the responsibility of the researcher.

Biographical Note

Uriah Briery was born in 1823 to Thomas and Nancy in Gardiner, Maine. He married Rachel Goodwin and together they had 14 children. He worked as a shoemaker and also appeared to own some farmland. He passed away in 1896. (compiled from https://www.ancestrylibrary.com; accessed 6/1/2022)

Extent

1 volume

Language of Materials

English

Title
Guide to the Uriah Briery Daybook
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Author
Elizabeth Russell
Date
June 2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for uncoded script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in 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