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Standish (Me.) -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Daybook (1798-1848)

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1284-sc
Abstract 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...
Dates: 1798-1848

Seth Webb Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 1514
Scope and Contents Collection contains papers of Seth Webb, including memorandum books and diaries, 1808-1850s; information about schools at which he taught in 1812 and 1834; legal documents, 1824-1859; and church and fraternal documents. Also included are genealogies of the Webb family and reminiscences written by Seth Webb. The collection also contains letters and documents of Seth Webb's son, Jeremiah Webb, as well as his diaries for various years between 1856 and 1884. A few items of Albion Webb and Jeremiah...
Dates: 1808-1921