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E. R. Wingate & Co. Ledger

Identifier: SpC MS 1327-sc
Overview Ledger from a general store listing names of customers, goods sold and their prices. Items include tobacco, flour, herring, needles, flannel, etc. The location of the business is not indicated.
Dates: 1870-1871

F. B. Blanchard & Co. Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1194-sc
Overview Includes a daybook and corresponding ledger with index for a general store in Waterville, Maine. Goods purchased include sugar, candles, cider, flannel, tobacco, pork, apples, etc.
Dates: 1850-1851

General Store Records (1853-1897)

Identifier: SpC MS 1326-sc
Overview Financial records of an unidentified business in Ashland, Maine, probably a general store. Included is a ledger dating from 1853-1863, arranged by customer name and listing purchases, and two daybooks dating from 1888-1897, listing daily purchases.
Dates: 1853-1897

Seth E. Gray Account Ledger

Identifier: SpC MS 1079-sc
Overview Account book of Seth E. Gray and Gray Bros. and Dresser, possibly from Machias, Me. Includes listings of goods sold and work done on an unidentified farm, probably a blueberry farm. Accompanied by another account book from Machias, 1883-1884, listing prices of groceries and dry-goods. Names mentioned in this volume include C.W. Vose, S.W. Pope & Co., S.S. Hall, and J.O. Pope & Co.
Dates: 1883-1884, 1911-1921

John Hume Account Books

Identifier: SpC MS 1191-sc
Overview Account books of John Hume of Robbinston, Maine, used to record financial transactions of his business, probably a general store, as well as his services to the town of Robbinston. Goods sold include beef, pork, potatoes, hay, books, writing paper, etc. Hume also recorded work he did for others including haying, pasturing cows, washing and shearing sheep and threshing. His duties for the town of Robbinston included service as selectman and overseer of the poor, as well as use of his horse and...
Dates: 1850-1889

Josiah Hume & Co. Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1200-sc
Overview Financial records of a business in Calais, Maine, presumably a general store. One volume, dated 1829-1832 and entitled Ledger B, records sales of goods such as shoes, apples, mackerel, butter, oil, rum, flannel, etc. The second volume, a daybook from 1835-1837, records daily transactions of the store. The volumes are accompanied by miscellaneous invoices, 1830-1832.
Dates: 1829-1837

Journal (1812-1830)

Identifier: SpC MS 1147-sc
Overview A volume from an unidentified business, probably a general store, in Surry, Maine. The first part of the volume was used as a daybook to record purchases from the store, 1812-1817. Entries for 1816-1817 are headed Ellsworth (Maine). Merchandise purchased includes gingham, rum, twine, corn, etc. The rest of the volume was used to record transactions from an unidentified logging or lumber business and dates from 1824-1830. Information includes lumber sawed and shipped from Reeds mill and "the...
Dates: 1812-1830

King & Cundy Ledgers

Identifier: SpC MS 1139-sc
Overview Ledgers from a general store in Calais, Maine, arranged by name of customer and listing groceries and dry-goods purchased. The store is identified in the ledgers as both King & Cundy and G.D. King & Co.
Dates: 1832-1868

Ledger (1849-1853)

Identifier: SpC MS 1696-sc
Overview Ledger from an unidentified general store, possibly in Waterville, Maine.
Dates: 1849-1853

Ledger A, No. 1 (1839-1840)

Identifier: SpC MS 1184-sc
Overview A financial ledger, 1839-1840, of a general store presumably in Limington, Maine.
Dates: 1839-1840

Ledger No. 1 (1874-1875)

Identifier: SpC MS 1070-sc
Overview Ledger from an unidentified general store possibly in Lewiston, Maine, listing names of customers, materials and goods purchased, and amounts paid. Items listed are primarily foods (butter, lard, apples, bread, pork, cranberries, etc.) but also include paper, tobacco, oil and dry-goods.
Dates: 1874-1875

I. W. Marshall Ledgers

Identifier: SpC MS 1296
Scope and Contents Ledgers from a general store in East Hebron (Hebron), Maine, recording names of customers, their purchases and prices paid for goods. Items purchased include boots, ginger, tea, oil, cotton, tobacco, candles, etc.
Dates: 1863-1869

Memorandum Books (1857-1877)

Identifier: SpC MS 1261-sc
Overview Memorandum and account books from 1857, 1876 and 1877 by an unknown compiler, probably in the Portland, Maine, area. The volumes record daily purchases and expenditures for groceries, dry-goods, personal expenses, taxes, etc. The volume from 1876 also details expenses of trips between Portland and Philadelphia.
Dates: 1857-1877

R. Fickett & Sons Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1128-sc
Overview Collection includes a daybook, 1854-1856, and three ledgers, 1851-1878, detailing customers and goods sold to them. A fifth volume, 1861-1897, records amount paid for labor done for taking care of and supplying vessels, hauling timber, selling wood, etc.
Dates: 1851-1897

Stephen H. Rice Ledger

Identifier: SpC MS 1183-sc
Overview A financial ledger of Stephen H. Rice dating from 1858-1878. Although the location and nature of the business are not recorded, it appears to have been a general store located somewhere in Somerset County, Maine.
Dates: 1858-1878

Odlin P. Sears Memorandum Book

Identifier: SpC MS 1071-sc
Overview Memorandum book of Odlin P. Sears listing prices for fabrics, dry-goods, household items, etc. for 1836-1839. Sears appears to have been a resident of Yarmouth, Maine. The name Mary Sears of Yarmouth also appears in the book.
Dates: 1836-1839

Henry Starboard Account Book

Identifier: SpC MS 1197-sc
Overview A volume used by Starboard to record purchases made by customers presumably at a general store in Charlotte, Maine. Goods purchased include cotton, buttons, tea, soap, candles, potatoes, etc. Entries are headed both Charlotte and Pembroke, Maine. The volume also records Starboard's work for others, much of which involved making barrels, hoop poles, and tubs. Another part of the volume contains records of Enoch Fisher of Charlotte, Maine, and details his activities as justice of the peace,...
Dates: 1860-1862

T. W. Allan & Sons Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1208-sc
Overview Financial records of a general store in Dennysville, Maine, owned by Theophilus W. Allan and his sons. Volumes include two daybooks, dated 1869 and 1894-1895, as well as two ledgers dated 1889-1902 and 1901-1912. The store sold groceries, dry-goods, hardware, etc.
Dates: 1869-1912

Timothy Johnson & Co. Ledger

Identifier: SpC MS 1342-sc
Scope and Contents A ledger dated 1807-1810 from Timothy Johnson's general store in Farmington, Maine. Arranged by customer name, the volume lists purchases made and prices paid. Items sold include rum, vinegar, flour, tea, buttons, sulphur, nails, etc. Customers were from Farmington and surrounding towns such as Industry, Wilton and New Vineyard.
Dates: 1807-1810

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.
Dates: 1897-1899