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Financial records of a retail store in Standish, Maine from 1849 to 1851.
The records include receipt books (1888-1894 incomplete, 1945-1949), ledgers (1912-1950), capital stock book (1902-1951), company meeting records (1902-1951), and photographs.
The papers of a student from Winterport, Maine, studying to become a physician at Maine State College in Orono and the University Medical College of New York.
Ledger recording accounts of sawmill owned by Samuel Vincent Abbott in Rumford, Maine.
Entries record carting and hauling of items such as hay, rum, wood, bricks.
An account book of an unidentified person, probably from Westbrook, Maine. The volume details purchases made and work done for and by various individuals. The transactions involve metals such as tin plate, clocks, hardware and general labor. The volume also includes entries outlining money borrowed and loaned.
An account book from a general store in Lovell, Maine.
Possibly the account book of a sawmill. Entries include information on sawing.
An account book of a store in Tremont, Maine. Includes loose page listing letters remaining in Seal Cove Post Office, Dec. 29, 1852.
First entry, August 19, 1861 Samuel Boston.
Account book used to record cash received and cash expenditures between 1879 and 1882 for an unidentified businessman, possibly from Bucksport, Maine. The volume records a mixture of personal and business expenses with entries for buying fruit, newspaper and magazine subscriptions, items of clothing, etc. Entries also detail travel expenses to communities in Washington County, Maine as well as to Bangor, Maine, and Boston. Some entries seem to be for expenses connected with mining.
An account book of an unidentified lumber company possibly in the Portland, Maine area.
Appears to be a listing of subscription accounts for people in different towns in Maine. The first entries are for people in Ashland, Maine.
Account book with clippings relating to Gen. Joshua L. Chamberlain pasted over first pages. Includes autograph and photographic portrait.
An account book containing handwritten recipes and newspaper clippings glued to the pages. The collector is unidentified.
Two account books covering the years 1907-1917 and 1918-Jan. 1930. Also included are records of road labor during the winter months from 1907-1917 and 1918-1927.
Record books and daybooks of the general store at Edmunds, Maine, 1802-1925 (15 volumes), run primarily by Isaac Hobart Allan during the period of approximately 1830-1885.
The records include 3 hotel registers (July 14, 1866-Feb. 17, 1870; Feb. 17, 1870-March 14, 1872; Dec. 6, 1878-Aug. 18, 1881).
The collection contains the business records and personal papers of members of the Ames family of Machias, Maine. It centers on papers of John K. Ames and his sons, Frank and Alfred Ames and also has records of S.W. Pope and Company and the Machias Lumber Company.
Accounts from a general store. First page: "John Brown credit 6 fish.." 1899. Some of the accounts are for the schooner Uranus.
Includes a journal of voyages in 1817-1819 on the ship Osprey commanded by Stephan Brown. One of the voyages was from Salem to Canton, China and back. Includes also a linen-covered journal with questions and answers of a mathematical nature: salary, measurements, geometric problems, trigonometry, and sailing as well as methods for keeping a ship's log.
Account book for blacksmith Jonathan Andrews of Scarborough, Maine.
Financial records of a local electric utility in Maine. Included are ledgers, cashbooks and journals covering the years 1913 to 1935.
A volume used by Nathaniel S. Arey of Hampden, Maine, to record his daily work activities. Arranged by customer name, the volume details such work as use of wagon and oxen or horse, getting logs out, hauling logs or rocks, etc. It also records agricultural products sold, including potatoes, apples, beef, pumpkins, etc.
A volume used by Isaac Austin to record information about his work, mostly as a farm laborer, and the use of his horses and oxen. Entries in the volume are headed Windsor, Hartland, Bridgewater, and Lowell, Maine. The book was also used from 1874 to 1878 by N.I. Austin to record his time working on roads, shoveling, hauling shingles, threshing, etc.