Westbrook (Me.) -- History
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
An account book of an unidentified person, probably from Westbrook, Maine. The volume details purchases made and work done for and by various individuals. The transactions involve metals such as tin plate, clocks, hardware and general labor. The volume also includes entries outlining money borrowed and loaned.
A volume used by William Gowen, a resident of Westbrook, Maine, to record names of customers in his milk business and the number of gallons of milk purchased on a daily basis.
Diaries kept by Pearson from Jan. 1, 1881 to Feb. 22, 1928, documenting his daily life and activities as well as outstanding happenings of the day. Brief notations from 1930 and 1972 are also included in the diaries. Collection also contains marriage certificate of Pearson and Emma C. Beale, 1906, plus plans for a grandfather's clock.
A letter written by Thomas Westbrook to his son-in-law Richard Waldron discussing an unidentified court case. The name Waldo is mentioned several times in the letter, presumably referring to Westbrook's business associate, Samuel Waldo.
A volume maintained by an unidentified person in Westbrook, Maine, detailing days of work performed by various individuals and their pay. Only a few entries describe the kinds of work done, such as sawing wood, mending chains, repairing irons for wagons, etc.