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Daybook (1874-1876)

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 (1876-1881)

Identifier: SpC MS 1718
Abstract A daybook by an unknown compiler listing financial transactions including payments for labor performed, ice charters, pilotage of various vessels, and groceries and dry goods sold.
Dates: 1876-1881

Daybook (1882-1883)

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)

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)

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)

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 (1893-1894)

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 (1893-1916)

Identifier: SpC MS 1302-sc
Abstract Daybook kept by an unidentified farmer listing expenses and purchases. No location is specified in the volume. Entries are listed under headings such as farm, cows, sheep, hogs, hens, etc. Accounts for various individuals who seem to have worked for the farmer are also given.
Dates: 1893-1916

Daybook (1896)

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

Daybook (1910-1912)

Identifier: SpC MS 1088-sc
Abstract Daily transactions of an unidentified watch repair business, possibly in Maine. Watches repaired include Hampden, Waltham, Elgin, Illinois and Seth Thomas among others. The firm name Russell & Kenrick (also spelled Kendrick) is mentioned in the volume. Volume includes an alphabetical list of customers. A newspaper clipping with a picture entitled "The late Albert S. Kilgore" is pasted to the last page of the volume.
Dates: 1910-1912

Daybook (1926-1933)

Identifier: SpC MS 1256-sc
Abstract Daybook of an unidentified optician in Portland, Maine, used to record orders of patients for eyeglasses, etc.
Dates: 1926-1933

Daybook (1938-1939)

Identifier: SpC MS 1332-sc
Scope and Contents A daybook from an unidentified business, probably an ice dealer in Portland, Maine. The volume records names of customers and peddlers as well as amounts of money received from customers.
Dates: 1938-1939

Daybook A (1864-1868)

Identifier: SpC MS 1161-sc
Abstract Daybook, 1864-1868, of an unidentified merchant in Orland, Maine.
Dates: 1864-1868

James E. Devine Daybook

Identifier: SpC MS 0958-sc
Abstract A daybook of a pharmacist in Augusta, Maine. Included are daily sales from 1873 to 1885 and a list of inventory on April 3, 1875 (40 p.)
Dates: 1873-1885

P. E. Donworth Daybook

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

E. Plummer and Sons Records

Identifier: SpC MS 0413
Abstract The collection consists of four unidentified volumes. By their dates, it is assumed that they mostly concern the firm of E. Plummer and Sons, incorporated in 1901.
Dates: 1898-1937; Majority of material found within 1911-1937

Albert S. Eells Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0161
Abstract The collection contains records from Albert Eells's grocery business in Camden, Maine and his shipyard in Rockport, Maine.
Dates: 1830-1911; Majority of material found within 1840-1880

F. B. Blanchard & Co. Records

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

Farmer's Daybook (1850-1866)

Identifier: SpC MS 0979-sc
Abstract A daybook of a farmer who probably lived in Dixfield, Maine.
Dates: 1850-1866

General Store Records (1853-1897)

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

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

Fred Alliston Gilbert Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0202
Abstract Papers relating to the logging industry in Maine and the Great Northern Paper Company.
Dates: 1900-1973

Charles F. Gould Daybook No. 4

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

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

Grain Merchant's Daybook

Identifier: SpC MS 1076-sc
Abstract Daybook of an unidentified grain merchant recording sales of corn, beans, bran, etc. An entry in the volume lists the merchant's son as Stuart Wood Hodgdon.
Dates: 1910-1911

Asa Green Daybooks

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

Halls Mills Lumber Company Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1726
Abstract Business records of a sawmill located near Whiting, Maine, along with information about the history of the mill, area homesteads, and the logging industry in Washington County, Maine
Dates: 1855-1975; Majority of material found within 1917-1940

Josiah Harris Waste Book B

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

Charles H. Haskell Daybook No. 3

Identifier: SpC MS 1143-sc
Abstract Daybook recording deliveries of goods on the Norway, Yarmouth and Spears, Maine routes.
Dates: 1881-1882

Richard Vose Hayden Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0233
Abstract The collection consists of diaries kept by Richard V. Hayden from 1821 through 1867. The diaries give very detailed information about Hayden's daily life, including the weather, his varied work activities, and local and national events.
Dates: 1821-1867