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

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1827-1849

GUSN

GUSN-194022

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

daybooks

Additional Identification Number

Other identifier Account book 12

Physical Description

1 daybook (100 pages) with 1 loose account of stock bought for work on meetinghouse

Collection Code

MS002

Collection Name

Account books collection

Reference Code

MS002.012

Record Details

Material Type

daybooks

Descriptive Terms

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

Description Level

Item