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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

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

 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 (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)

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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)

 Collection
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

Farm Account Books (1926-1949)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1242
Scope and Contents

Account books of an unidentified farmer probably from Rome, Maine. The volumes record both personal purchases and expenses and income from goods sold. These goods include potatoes, wood, rock and gravel, dairy products, beef, poultry, eggs, etc. Expenses of maintaining the house and barn are also listed.

Dates: 1926-1949

General Store Daybook

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Identifier: SpC MS 1807-sc
Content Description

The daybook for a general store that appears to have been in Lyman, Maine for the years 1868 to 1876. F. W. Blaisdell is written on first page but no indication if he is the owner. Accompanying material includes a bill for a teacher, Jerome Smith.

Dates: 1868-1876

General Store Ledger

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Identifier: SpC MS 1806-sc
Content Description

The ledger for a general store that appears to have been located in Augusta-Lewiston area, for the year 1875. Jennie Landry, whose name appears on the front of the journal, resided in Gardiner.

Dates: 1875

General Store Ledger (1850-1874)

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Identifier: SpC MS 1232-sc
Abstract

Ledger of an unidentified general store, possibly in Rumford, Maine. Arranged by customer name, the ledger lists goods sold and prices paid. Goods include beef, flour, potatoes, molasses, apples, etc.

Dates: 1850-1874

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

Charles F. Gould Daybook No. 4

 Collection
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

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

Solyman Heath Papers

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Identifier: SpC MS 1156-sc
Abstract

Contains two volumes dating from 1832-1855 used by Heath in his law practice to record money received from individuals. In some cases the reasons for the payments are given. The items were often paid for by barter, including with days of farm labor or work in the woods.

Dates: 1832-1855

John Hume Account Books

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Identifier: SpC MS 1191-sc
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1850-1889

Robert Jack Daybooks

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Identifier: SpC MS 1155-sc
Abstract

Volume records the sale of goods such as lumber, tobacco, cheese, rum, shingles, vinegar and gin. Accompanied by a second volume listing individual names, perhaps meant to index the ledger that would have been used with this daybook.

Dates: 1821-1823

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

Journal (1812-1830)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1147-sc
Abstract 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

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Identifier: SpC MS 1139-sc
Abstract

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