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Isaac Hobart Allan Business Records

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1779
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1802-1925

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

Croswell Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0782
Abstract Business records of the Croswell family, long-time owners of a general store in Farmington, Maine.
Dates: 1791-1921; Majority of material found within 1825-1870

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 (1798-1848)

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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 deaths...
Dates: 1798-1848

Daybook (1817-1826)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1343-sc
Scope and Contents A volume used to record daily purchases at a general store as well as casual labor done by an unidentified person, possibly from Gardiner, Maine. Both Gardiner and Unity, Maine are mentioned in the text. Goods purchased include rum, molasses, pork, nails, etc. Many of the entries record the sale of various kinds of lumber. The volume also lists wages received for such things as a day's work at a gristmill, conveying a raft to Bath and bringing fish, driving logs, etc.
Dates: 1817-1826

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 (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 (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 (1893-1894)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1483-sc
Abstract A daybook of an unidentified business in Saco, Maine, probably a general store. The volume lists customers for each day, their purchases, amounts paid, and the total amount of money earned each day. Items listed include eggs, mustard, lard, oats, corn, etc.
Dates: 1893-1894

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

Charles F. Gould Daybook No. 4

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Identifier: SpC MS 1506-sc
Abstract Daybook recording purchases at a general store apparently owned by Charles F. Gould in Biddeford, Maine. The volume records purchases by customers of items such as wood, lime, tobacco, tea, pepper, etc.
Dates: 1833-1837

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

G. A. Hodgdon Daybook

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Identifier: SpC MS 0953-sc
Abstract A daybook of a store in Farmington, Maine. The entries cover the years 1909 to 1920.
Dates: 1909-1920

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

Lane and Usher Records

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Identifier: SpC MS 0287
Scope and Contents Day books of a general store in Bonny Eagle, Maine, and in Hollis, Maine, showing accounts receivable and accounts payable from Aug. 25, 1927-Aug. 22, 1828 and from Sept. 25, 1824-Aug. 1841.
Dates: 1827-1841

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

Order Book (1920)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1089-sc
Abstract Daybook from an unidentified business in North Waterboro, Maine, probably a general store. Lists names of customers with purchases and their costs. Items purchased include soap, tea, ribbon, sugar, mustard, etc.
Dates: August 20-December 1, 1920

Ring Family Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 0436
Abstract

Business records of Edmund T. Ring and scrapbooks documenting the career of his son, Edgar E. Ring, both of Orono, Maine. Edmund appears to have operated a grocery store there and also operated a sawmill under the firm name E.T. Ring and Son.

Dates: 1855-1971; Majority of material found within 1879-1911

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

J. B. Sherman Daybooks

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Identifier: SpC MS 1235-sc
Abstract Daybooks recording purchases of customers from a general store in Scarborough, Maine. Goods purchased include crackers, salt, sugar, butter, pork, eggs, etc.
Dates: 1882-1885