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Daybook, Maine coast, Mar. 1827-Feb. 1849

Description

Itemizes charges for varied shop work (coffins, sleighs, etc.), carpentry on buildings and ships. Gives cost of tools and supplies including lumber and glass. Creditors' accounts show cost of household items, clothing, and quantities of foods (some designated as "Board Expense"). One contract for joiner's work on a "high-decked schooner." Also includes one mortgage agreement.

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Details

Collection Name
Account books collection
Collection Code
MS002
Dates
1827-1849
Physical Description
1 daybook (100 pages) with 1 loose account of stock bought for work on meetinghouse
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Other identifier: Account book 12
GUSN
194022
Reference Code
MS002.012

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Carribou, ME
George, Edward
Gilchrist, George
Harden, W.M.
Martin, Thomas
O'Brien, John
Snow, Ambrose
St. George, ME
Thomaston, ME
W. Machias
Warren, ME
carpentry
furniture making
marine construction
Material Type
daybooks

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