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General stores

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Account Book of General Store (1855-1874)

Identifier: SpC MS 0002

Account Book of General Store (1857-1892)

Identifier: SpC MS 0003

Daybook (1882-1883)

Identifier: SpC MS 1316-sc

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.

Dates: 1882-1883

E. R. Wingate & Co. Ledger

Identifier: SpC MS 1327-sc

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.

Dates: 1870-1871

Order Book and General Store Accounts (1899-1902)

Identifier: SpC MS 0376
Scope and Contents

A list of names with food purchases and costs recorded for each day.

Dates: June 14, 1899-March 5, 1902

Daniel T. Richardson Business and Personal Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SpC MS 0435
Scope and Contents

The Daniel T. Richardson papers cover the period during and after the Civil War in East Baldwin, Maine. Included are records of Richardson's retail store, his town service, his political involvement, his postal service, and papers pertaining to his pension claims service.

Dates: 1841-1887