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Description

The records of a general store, its owners and a post office in Prospect Harbor, Maine. Includes correspondence, account books, receipts, catalogues, invoices and vouchers. The records of the post office include registered package and letter records, stamps, parcel records, money orders, Postmaster's correspondence and postal guides. The bulk of the records date from 1870-1890. Some of the letters reflect Daniel Deasy's and J. W. Handy's former professions as sea captains.

Publication Date

2015

Keywords

Business and Industry

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History

Size of Collection

9 boxes (10 linear feet)

Dates of Collection

1865-1957, bulk 1870-1890

Manuscript Number

SpC MS 0131

Deasy & Handy General Store and Post Office Records, 1865-1957

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History Commons

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