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A. L. R. Gardner Company Store Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SpC MS 0195
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1888-1951

Account Book (1879-1882)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1241-sc
Abstract

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.

Dates: 1879-1882

American Realty Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1111-sc
Abstract Includes incoming and outgoing correspondence, 1917-1920, of the company superintendent in Ashland, Maine, concerning timberland operations, estimates for wood peeled or yarded, transportation of pulpwood to the Oxford Paper Company in Rumford, Maine, and supplies ordered for various lumber camps. Also includes a ledger, 1932-1936, of monthly inventory sheets for equipment in storehouses in Ashland and St. John, Maine, as well as monthly wangan inventories. A few sheets for Washburn, Maine,...
Dates: 1917-1936

Samuel Appleton Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1324-sc
Abstract

A daybook from the general store of Samuel Appleton in Waterville, Maine. The volume records names of customers, their purchases and the prices paid. Items purchased include crackers, coffee, stockings, flannel, Irish linen, brandy, etc.

Dates: 1826-1829

Atwoods & Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1130
Scope and Contents The collection contains financial records of the company including daybooks from 1869-1870 and ledgers from 1869-1871 as well as a volume recording company sales information, 1869-1871. Sales were to customers in such places as Paris, South Paris, Harrison, and Bethel, Maine. The collection also includes invoices to Atwoods & Co. for merchandise purchased from 1869-1871. Also found in the collection are programs for commencement exercises at Hebron Academy, Hebron, Maine, for 1891, 1895,...
Dates: 1869-1871

C. T. Ball Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0032
Scope and Contents

Account book for a general jobbing business in Bangor, Maine, located at 127 Hammond Street. Includes unidentified photograph.

Dates: October 10, 1898-April, 1922

Bangor Stone Ware Company Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1112-sc
Abstract

Invoices, orders, receipts, etc. received by the company or its owner for goods supplied or stoneware ordered. The collection also contains a few invoices, 1872-1877, to C.H. and R.W. Sawyer from various businesses in Bangor. Goods supplied include nails, powder, padlocks, meal, lard, etc.

Dates: 1891-1907

Black & Brothers Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0055
Abstract

Collection contains business records of Black & Brothers, a dry goods business in Ellsworth, Maine.

Dates: 1839-1916; Majority of material found within 1839-1859

Blacksmith's Account Book (1869)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0057

Blacksmith's Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1108-sc
Abstract

Daybook of an unidentified blacksmith in Lovell, Maine, listing names of customers, work done and amount paid for each job.

Dates: 1869-1884

James Gillespie Blaine Letter (May 2, 1881)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0668-sc
Abstract

Autograph letter signed. Relates to taxation of vessels engaged in foreign trade.

Dates: May 2, 1881

Etienne H. Bourque Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1168-sc
Abstract

Daybook of the owner of a general jobbing business in Waterville, Maine. The volume records financial transactions with suppliers from September to November, 1923.

Dates: 1923

Jonathan Brown Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1148-sc
Abstract

Ledger recording goods sold and work done for various individuals as well as for the town of Freeman, Maine. Goods sold include shoes, handkerchiefs, woolen cloth, etc., as well as hay, rye and other agricultural products. Work done for the town and others includes haying, hauling with a team, appraising land, laying a road, etc. The back of the volume also has a few entries from 1874-1880 for work done by other members of the Brown family.

Dates: 1833-1848

William Brownell Journal and Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1151-sc
Abstract

Volume listing sales to individuals in Berwick, Maine primarily of brandy, rum, and gin with some entries also for tobacco, tea, cigars, etc.

Dates: March 1, 1827

A. S. Bubar Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1410-sc
Scope and Contents

A daybook used by A.S. Bubar to record the names of customers and their purchases at an unidentified business in Orient, Maine, possibly a general store. Items purchased include beans, tea, fish, pork, lard, corn, etc. The volume also gives information about logging in the area, recording costs of cutting, hauling, and driving logs, stumpage totals, etc.

Dates: 1899-1901

Nelson J. Budway Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1405-sc
Scope and Contents Incoming and outgoing personal and business correspondence of Nelson J. Budway. Much of the business correspondence, dating from 1926, is with Frank B. Kimball, superintendent at the Carrabassett, Maine, mill of Lawrence Plywood Corp., manufacturers of plywood box shooks with offices in Boston and Fall River, Mass. The letters concern Budway's possible employment at the mill as well as containing comments about the company in general. Most of the personal correspondence concerns a...
Dates: 1909-1926

C. E. Thayer Son Business Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0494
Abstract

Documents of a general store in Winterport, Maine. Among the letters are some personal ones including one about petitioning in a murder / assault case.

Dates: 1853-1880s

Joseph Campbell Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1344-sc
Scope and Contents A volume used by various members of the Campbell family of Boothbay, Maine, to records goods sold and work done for various individuals. Entries from various dates are interspersed throughout the volume. The earliest entries date from 1797 and document sales of items such as tea, sugar, rum, and molasses as well as provision of wood, masts and timber. Beginning in the 1830s, most entries record work done, including hauling brick, boards, lime or wood or days spent fishing, planting, plowing...
Dates: 1797-1872

George D. Chubbuck Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1255-sc
Abstract

A daybook kept by George D. Chubbock of Portland, Maine. The first page of the volume states "Geo. D. Chubbock commenced business at Kidder, March 1st, 1865." The volume records purchases made by customers presumably at a general store. Goods purchased include tea, cheese, gingham, locks, ribbon, soap, etc.

Dates: 1865-1866

Charles R. Coombs Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1287-sc
Abstract An account book used by Charles Coombs of Belfast, Maine, in his taxidermy business. The volume records cash on hand as well as serving as a daybook to document work done for customers and charges for that work. The firm name Coombs & Harris also appears in the volume. The account book is accompanied by a volume entitled "Beech Wood Cottage visitors book, 1881," used by Charles Coombs' father, Robert H. Coombs, to record visitors to the cottage from 1881 to 1887. The volume was also used...
Dates: 1890-1934

Timothy Copp Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1180-sc
Abstract

A ledger used by Timothy Copp to record business transactions at one of his businesses, perhaps the sawmill.

Dates: 1848-1849

D. W. Clark Ice Co. Daybooks

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1166-sc
Abstract

Volumes list daily financial transactions with the company's customers but do not indicate the amount of ice sold to each customer.

Dates: 1906-1907

David T. Sanders Co. Correspondence

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1485-sc
Abstract

Correspondence to David T. Sanders, proprietor of a general store in Greenville, Maine. Letters were written from Bangor, Portland, Brewer, Skowhegan and Dexter, Maine, as well as from Boston and places in New Hampshire and New Brunswick. Most concern purchases of goods made by Sanders to supply his business. Goods purchased include boilers, sheet iron, oats, hay, flour, pork, etc.

Dates: 1865-1873

Abner Davis Book No. 1

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1193-sc
Abstract

Daybook kept by Abner Davis in 1830 and 1831 recording purchases presumably at his general store in Stow, Maine. The volume gives names of customers, their purchases and prices paid for both groceries and dry-goods. Items bought include broadcloth, silk, tea, gin, yarn, eggs, etc.

Dates: 1830-1831

Daybook (1798-1848)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1284-sc
Abstract Daybook recording purchases by customers from an unidentified business in Standish, Maine, probably a general store and sawmill. Early entries document purchases of salt, molasses, coffee, rum, etc., while those from the early 1800s onward show accounts for sawing boards, plowing, and hauling supplies such as salt and meal. The back of the volume was used to list expenditures in 1865 for labor and construction supplies, partially for construction of a dam, as well as containing a list of...
Dates: 1798-1848

Daybook (1833-1834)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1164-sc
Abstract

Daybook from an unidentified business in Thomaston, Maine, probably a general store.

Dates: 1833-1834

Daybook (1843-1847)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1511-sc
Abstract

Daybook of an unidentified business in Orono, Maine, probably a general store. The entries list daily purchases of customers and the amount paid for each item. Purchases include coffee, tobacco, sugar, hair tonic, currants, etc.

Dates: 1843-1847

Daybook (1843-1848)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1269-sc
Abstract

A daybook from an unidentified general store in Baldwin, Maine. Entries from 1843 to 1847 are identified as being from Baldwin; those from 1848 are headed Sebago. The volume records names of customers, their purchases, and prices paid. Goods purchased include tea, molasses, pork, candles, fish, flannel, tobacco, etc.

Dates: 1843-1848

Daybook (1855-1856)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1154-sc
Abstract

Volume from an unidentified business, probably a general store, in Houlton, Maine.

Dates: 1855-1856

Daybook (1866)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1167-sc
Abstract

Daybook from an unidentified business in North Berwick, Maine, probably a general store. A few pages of the volume have newspaper clippings pasted in and unattached clippings were also received with the volume; most clippings concern recipes or household hints.

Dates: 1866