Papers of Charles Barker (1752-1822)


Subseries B, Papers of Charles Barker (1752-1822), 1797-1821, undated (#2.7, 2.9, C.1.60-C.2.1), contains account books and account sheets; personal correspondence; legal documents; promissory notes; receipts; and a school exercise book in mathematics. The account records, promissory notes, and receipts reflect Barker's daily business and household transactions associated with the running of his estate. The legal documents include a lease for a farm in Falmouth, Maine, and a court summons for Cumberland County in Maine. The subseries is arranged alphabetically by record type, and thereunder chronologically.


Descriptive Terms

personal papers

Physical Description

Personal papers (1 file box, 2 cartons)

Collection Code


Collection Name

Parson Smith family papers

Date of Acquisition


Reference Code


Credit Line

Bequest of Louisa Anderson (Goodell) Parker (1871-1952), 1953


South Windham (Cumberland county, Maine)

Record Details

Material Type

personal papers

Description Level


Location Note

HGO-02-105-A-E-205; HGO-02-105-A-F-102