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Calais (Me.) -- History

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

D. K. Chase Daybook

Identifier: SpC MS 1082-sc

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.

Dates: 1849-1909

Harold A. Davis Papers

Identifier: SpC MS 0126

Notes and manuscripts of writings by Harold A. Davis on Maine history. Included are notes and rough drafts for some of his articles.

Dates: 1940-1968

Martha Downes Diary

Identifier: SpC MS 1484-sc

A diary of a young woman probably from Calais, Maine. Written between January 1 and February 15, 1855, the entries outline the writer's daily activities, school classes and family and social life.

Dates: 1855

Josiah Hume & Co. Records

Identifier: SpC MS 1200-sc

Financial records of a business in Calais, Maine, presumably a general store. One volume, dated 1829-1832 and entitled Ledger B, records sales of goods such as shoes, apples, mackerel, butter, oil, rum, flannel, etc. The second volume, a daybook from 1835-1837, records daily transactions of the store. The volumes are accompanied by miscellaneous invoices, 1830-1832.

Dates: 1829-1837

King & Cundy Ledgers

Identifier: SpC MS 1139-sc

Ledgers from a general store in Calais, Maine, arranged by name of customer and listing groceries and dry-goods purchased. The store is identified in the ledgers as both King & Cundy and G.D. King & Co.

Dates: 1832-1868

Lawrence Family Account Book

Identifier: SpC MS 1262-sc
Abstract A volume used to record financial information about various members of the Lawrence family of Calais, Maine. Names mentioned in the volume include Samuel Lawrence, his son Millard D. Lawrence, Millard's wife Clara A. Lawrence, and Leonard A. Lawrence, a student at the University of Maine in 1903. The volume includes listings for cash and stocks, as well as information about the house and stable account, groceries and provisions, clothing, and rent received for houses at Calais and Eastport,...
Dates: 1877-1913

Ledger (1863-1864)

Identifier: SpC MS 1325-sc

Ledger of an unidentified business in Calais, Maine, possibly a general store. Arranged by customer name, the volume lists purchases and amounts due. Most entries identify items purchased only as merchandise or sundries.

Dates: 1863-1864

Samuel F. Barker Co. Daybook

Identifier: SpC MS 1265-sc

Daybook of a general store in Calais, Maine. The volume records purchases made by customers including candles, cotton, needles, tea, pork, shoes, calico, etc.

Dates: 1848-1849