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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.
Identifier: SpC MS 0007
Identifier: SpC MS 1324-sc
Overview 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.
Identifier: SpC MS 1108-sc
Overview Daybook of an unidentified blacksmith in Lovell, Maine, listing names of customers, work done and amount paid for each job.
Identifier: SpC MS 1168-sc
Overview Daybook of the owner of a general jobbing business in Waterville, Maine. The volume records financial transactions with suppliers from September to November, 1923.
Identifier: SpC MS 0074A
Overview Daybooks of a shoemaker in Woodstock, Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 1151-sc
Overview 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
Identifier: SpC MS 1007
Overview The collection contains two daybooks of Daniel Bucknam, Jr., a resident of Sutton, Massachusetts and Minot, Maine, in the late 18th and 19th centuries. The daybooks primarily reflect Bucknam's business life as a farmer and also record activities of his sons, Calvin and Shepherd Bucknam.
Dates: 1764-1839; Majority of material found within 1790-1810
Identifier: SpC MS 1038-sc
Overview Papers of residents of Columbia Falls, Maine, and records of a temperance society in Columbia Falls. Twenty-three pages of one of the notebooks are records of the Howard Association for the Promotion of Temperance in Columbia Falls for the years 1834 to 1840. The remainder of the notebook and the second notebook were used as daybooks for farm records of expenses and money received.
Identifier: SpC MS 1072-sc
Overview Daybook, or bushelling book, of an unidentified tailor or seamstress. Entries are for mending, pressing or altering garments and give names of customers and amounts charged. Also includes a cash book, 1909-1913, and an inventory book, 1905-1909, listing types and amounts of fabrics on hand and their cost.
Identifier: SpC MS 1008
Overview Records from 40 small electric companies established in Maine in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The companies subsequently were acquired by Central Maine Power Company between 1910 and 1965.
Dates: 1883-1965; Majority of material found within 1902-1928
Identifier: SpC MS 1082-sc
Overview Account book from Calais, Maine, possibly of Daniel Kimball Chase. Book has entries for business transactions and for items purchased, 1849-1862. A second volume continues the entries through 1864; the second volume also has unidentified entries for financial notes held and other financial information, 1878-1909.
Identifier: SpC MS 1255-sc
Overview 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.
Identifier: SpC MS 0104
Overview Consist primarily of business records of the brothers Eben S. Coe and Thomas Upham Coe, with a few papers of Thomas's wife, Sada L. Coe.
Dates: 1836-1943; Majority of material found within 1860-1942
Identifier: SpC MS 0115
Scope and Contents Financial records of a local electric utility in Maine. Included are daybooks, journals, and ledgers covering the years 1902 to 1965.
Identifier: SpC MS 1003-sc
Overview Daybook of a resident of Waterville, Maine. Accounts are listed by date from 1872 to February 1874.
Identifier: SpC MS 0782
Overview 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
Identifier: SpC MS 1166-sc
Overview Volumes list daily financial transactions with the company's customers but do not indicate the amount of ice sold to each customer.
Identifier: SpC MS 1755-sc
Scope and Contents Daybook, circa 1834-circa 1843, of S. Dakins (possibly Sherilah?) of Orono, Maine. One side of volume begins with what appear to be art history notes with brief biographical sketches of Van Dyck, Raphael, Leonardo da Vinci, etc. Other side of volume contains expense accounts.
Dates: circa 1834-circa 1843
Identifier: SpC MS 1193-sc
Overview 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.
Identifier: SpC MS 1284-sc
Overview 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...
Identifier: SpC MS 1299-sc
Overview Daybook of an unidentified farmer from Frankfort, Maine. The name Andrew Tyler is mentioned in the volume. The volume records work done for various individuals as well as goods sold. Entries list activities such as cutting and hauling wood, making cider, and shearing sheep, as well as the sale of corn, potatoes, beef, etc.
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.
Identifier: SpC MS 1164-sc
Overview Daybook from an unidentified business in Thomaston, Maine, probably a general store.
Identifier: SpC MS 0918-sc
Overview A daybook of a man in Lovell, Maine, from 1839 to 1845.
Identifier: SpC MS 1511-sc
Overview 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.
Identifier: SpC MS 1269-sc
Overview 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.
Identifier: SpC MS 1154-sc
Overview Volume from an unidentified business, probably a general store, in Houlton, Maine.
Identifier: SpC MS 1099-sc
Overview 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.
Identifier: SpC MS 1167-sc
Overview 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.
- Subject: Daybooks X
- Central Maine Power Company 3
- Bucknam family 2
- Lane and Usher 2
- Lane, John, active 1827-1841 2
- Allan, Isaac Hobart 1
- Allan, Theophilus W. 1
- Allen, William Henry 1
- Appleton, Samuel 1
- Belle del Mar (Brig) 1
- Blanchard, F. B. 1
- Bourque, Etienne H. 1
- Brooks, William, active 1839-1863 1
- Brownell, William 1
- Bucknam, Calvin, 1777- 1
- Bucknam, Daniel, 1721-1809 1
- Bucknam, George Wilson, 1870-1945 1
- Bucknam, Ichabod, 1784-1846 1
- Bucknam, Sheperd, 1777- 1
- Chase, D. K. 1
- Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 1 ∧ less