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W. M. Staples Ledger C

Identifier: SpC MS 1397-sc

Scope and Contents

Ledger listing purchases of customers at a general store in Bridgton, Maine. Items sold include tobacco, flour, lamb, soap, rice, beans, coffee, etc.


  • 1897-1899


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Biographical Note

Winburn M. Staples built a store in Bridgton, Maine, around 1885 in partnership with Abel H. Harriman. Staples and Harriman sold their business to John Roes and Byron Harnden in 1892, although the store seems to have retained its original name. Winburn Staples was also founding president of Bridgton's second bank, sat on many boards and committees, and represented Bridgton in the Maine legislature as both a senator and a representative.


1 volume (35 cm)

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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