Portland (Me.) -- Commerce
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
Receipts for goods purchased by Andrew Hawes. Hawes was a resident of Deering, a section of Portland, Maine. Represented are dealers in fancy goods, stationery, and groceries, as well as insurance agents, carpenters, booksellers, etc., all located in Portland. Also included in the collection are a few receipts for Martin Hawes dating from the 1840s.
Daybook of a tailor in Portland, Maine, listing names of customers, work done for them, and prices charged. Also includes a menu for a dinner honoring Wm. Leighton held at the Elks home, Portland, on April 14, 1909.
Personal papers and business records of Eric M. Secord. Many of the business records document Secord's work as a salesman, 1938-1944, with the Flintkote Company. A folder of papers, 1917-1920, belonging to Frederick A. Secord and concerning his work at Westbrook Clay Products is also included.