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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.
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.
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.
Daybook from an unidentified business in Thomaston, Maine, probably a general store.
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.
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.
Volume from an unidentified business, probably a general store, in Houlton, Maine.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Volume listing daily purchases of groceries and dry-goods from an unidentified general store in Maine.
A daybook of a general store in Machias, Maine, listing daily purchases such as tea, sugar, oats, linen thread, boots, pillows, etc.
Ledger from a general store listing names of customers, goods sold and their prices. Items include tobacco, flour, herring, needles, flannel, etc. The location of the business is not indicated.
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.
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.
Listings by date of accounts with various individuals and materials purchased or work done. Goods include bushels of barley or rye, pork, rum, coffee, etc. Work includes plowing, use of horses, mowing, etc.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
- Subject: Groceries -- Prices X
- Dry-goods -- Prices 43
- Daybooks 32
- Ledgers (Account books) 20
- Account books 7
- General stores -- Maine 5
- Calais (Me.) -- Commerce 3
- Calais (Me.) -- History 3
- General stores -- Maine -- Calais 3
- General stores -- Maine -- Waterville 3
- Waterville (Me.) -- History 3
- Business enterprises -- Maine -- Orono 2
- General stores 2
- Orono (Me.) -- Commerce 2
- Orono (Me.) -- History 2
- Scarborough (Me. : Town) -- History 2
- Ships -- Equipment and supplies 2
- Waterville (Me.) -- Commerce 2
- Agricultural laborers -- Industry -- Maine 1
- Ashland (Me.) -- Commerce 1 + ∧ less
- Allan, Theophilus W. 1
- Appleton, Samuel 1
- Blanchard, F. B. 1
- Chubbuck, George D. 1
- Davis, Abner, 1811- 1
- Donworth, P. E. (Patrick E.) 1
- E. R. Wingate & Co. 1
- F. B. Blanchard & Co. 1
- Fickett, Rufus 1
- Fish, William, 1739- 1
- Fisher, Enoch 1
- G. D. King & Co. 1
- Gennings, Rufus, 1799-1887 1
- Gould, Charles F. 1
- Graham & Co. (West Buxton, Me.) 1
- Graham & Goodhue (Firm) 1
- Green, Asa 1
- Harnden, Byron 1
- Harriman, Abel H. 1
- Heath, Solyman 1 + ∧ less