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Samuel Appleton Daybook

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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

George D. Chubbuck Daybook

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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

Abner Davis Book No. 1

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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 (1833-1834)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1164-sc
Abstract Daybook from an unidentified business in Thomaston, Maine, probably a general store.
Dates: 1833-1834

Daybook (1843-1847)

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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)

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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)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1154-sc
Abstract Volume from an unidentified business, probably a general store, in Houlton, Maine.
Dates: 1855-1856

Daybook (1859-1878)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1099-sc
Abstract Daybook from Hebron, Maine, possibly belonging to Joseph G. Merrill, and recording sales of patent medicines such as humor doctor, white pine compound, pain easer, and cedar plaster. The second part of the volume lists sales of dry goods and general merchandise.
Dates: 1859-1878

Daybook (1866)

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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

Daybook (1874-1876)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1508-sc
Abstract Daybook, 1874-1876, of an unidentified general store in York, Maine. The volume records purchases made by customers including flour, eggs, cloth, butter, tea, tobacco, etc.
Dates: 1874-1876

Daybook (1882-1883)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1316-sc
Abstract Daybook of an unidentified business, probably a general store. No indication of the location of the business is given. The volume records names of customers, their purchases, and prices paid. Goods sold include soap, matches, lamb, butter, beans, sugar, etc.
Dates: 1882-1883

Daybook (1886-1888)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1421-sc
Scope and Contents A daybook of a general store, presumably in West Buxton, Maine. Purchases included potatoes, cabbage, fish, matches, buttons, silk, etc. An invoice from Graham & Co., West Buxton, dealers in dry goods, groceries and hardware, accompanies the volume.
Dates: 1886-1888

Daybook (1887-1889)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1295-sc
Abstract A daybook from an unidentified general store in Brookton, Maine, used to record names of customers, their purchases, and prices paid. Items purchased include vanilla, raisins, flannel, cod, shovels, pocket knives, etc.
Dates: 1887-1889

Daybook (1887-1893)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1209-sc
Abstract Daybook recording purchases at an unidentified dry-goods and clothing store in Bingham, Maine. Goods sold include pants, buttons, sheeting, thread, boots, shoes, etc.
Dates: 1887-1893

Daybook (1896)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1140-sc
Abstract Volume listing daily purchases of groceries and dry-goods from an unidentified general store in Maine.
Dates: 1896

P. E. Donworth Daybook

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Identifier: SpC MS 1395-sc
Scope and Contents A daybook of a general store in Machias, Maine, listing daily purchases such as tea, sugar, oats, linen thread, boots, pillows, etc.
Dates: 1872-1874

F. B. Blanchard & Co. Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1194-sc
Abstract 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)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1326-sc
Abstract 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

Rufus Gennings Daybook

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Identifier: SpC MS 1175-sc
Abstract Daybook from Rufus Gennings' general store in Industry, Maine. A note written by Gennings in the front of the volume indicates that he sold the business to J. Wright of Farmington, Maine, sometime after 1848. The first part of the volume, dating from December 12, 1848 to January 1, 1852, records purchases made by customers at the store and prices paid for goods. Items bought include butter, molasses, nails, calico, tobacco, etc. The volume then skips to 1876, when perhaps a new owner began...
Dates: 1848-1876

Graham & Goodhue Daybooks

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Identifier: SpC MS 1110-sc
Abstract Daybooks of a Bangor, Maine business, probably a general store. Volume 1, dating from 1833-1834, records sales of goods such as calico, silk, nails, molasses, books, etc. The volume was also used in the 1850s to record expenses entailed for keeping sheep and other work in Greenfield, N.H. Volume 2 continues the sales records of Graham & Goodhue from 1835 to 1836. This volume was also used by an unidentified person or business to record income from rents and various legal services,...
Dates: 1833-1883

Asa Green Daybooks

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Identifier: SpC MS 1103-sc
Abstract Daybooks of an unidentified business in Orono, Maine, possibly a general store, listing names of customers, their purchases and prices paid. Items purchased include shoes, pork, coffee, nails, calico, etc.
Dates: 1835-1853

Josiah Harris Waste Book B

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Identifier: SpC MS 1096-sc
Abstract Daily transactions from July 1, 1791 through Dec. 12, 1792, listing names of customers, items purchased and prices paid. Purchases include sugar, molasses, rum, shoes, cotton, oats, etc. An accompanying volume, with 1793 on the cover, lists similar transactions from Aug. 24, 1792 through Dec. 26, 1793.
Dates: 1791-1793

Josiah Hume & Co. Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1200-sc
Abstract 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

Aaron P. McFarland Daybooks

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Identifier: SpC MS 1113-sc
Abstract Daybooks from an unidentified business belonging to Aaron P. McFarland in Montville, Maine, probably a general store. Volumes list names of customers, items purchased and amounts paid. Typical listings include tea, candles, thread, calico, eggs, etc.
Dates: 1850-1868

R. Fickett & Sons Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1128-sc
Abstract 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

Samuel F. Barker Co. Daybook

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Identifier: SpC MS 1265-sc
Abstract Daybook of a general store in Calais, Maine. The volume records purchases made by customers including candles, cotton, needles, tea, pork, shoes, calico, etc.
Dates: 1848-1849

Ambrose Scammon Daybook C

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Identifier: SpC MS 1537-sc
Abstract Volume used by Ambrose Scammon of Franklin, Maine, to record purchases of groceries and dry-goods from an unidentified business, probably a general store.
Dates: 1852-1853

T. W. Allan & Sons Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 1208-sc
Abstract 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

Daniel A. Whittier Daybook

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Identifier: SpC MS 1277-sc
Abstract Daybook of a business, presumably a general store, belonging to Daniel A. and Reuben Whittier of Palermo, Maine. The volume records daily sales to customers and gives customer names, purchases and costs. Items sold include liquor, glass, canvas, buttons, shoes, molasses, etc.
Dates: 1838-1840