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Daybook (1817-1826)

Identifier: SpC MS 1343-sc

Scope and Contents

A volume used to record daily purchases at a general store as well as casual labor done by an unidentified person, possibly from Gardiner, Maine. Both Gardiner and Unity, Maine are mentioned in the text. Goods purchased include rum, molasses, pork, nails, etc. Many of the entries record the sale of various kinds of lumber. The volume also lists wages received for such things as a day's work at a gristmill, conveying a raft to Bath and bringing fish, driving logs, etc.


  • 1817-1826

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1 volume

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Dan Casavant Rare Books, Waterville, Me. in April 2004.


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Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

5729 Raymond H. Fogler Library
University of Maine
Orono ME 04469-5729 United States