Document Type

Book

Publication Date

1892

Publisher location

Boon Island, Maine

Abstract/ Summary

Account book records the stock of lobsters and salt fish, including mackerel, herring, cod, pollock and haddock, sold by pound and price at Boon Island (Me.). Buyers mentioned includes S. Eldredge Company, S. Frisbee Company, Herbert Philbrick, and H.A. Clark, 1892-1904. Book also includes Account of expenses, including groceries, supplies and bait, for journeys made along the coast by the sloop boat Olympia out of Kittery Point (Me.), 1905-1906. Inscription on first page reads “Charles S. Williams, Boon Island Light Station, Maine, Dec. 21, 1900.” [Note: Oversized document necessitated scanning some pages in two parts.]

Provenance

Unknown.

Citation ID number

MMM-MS178-01

Citation/Publisher Attribution

From the holdings of the Maine Maritime Museum. Copyright protected. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required. For more information, contact the Maine Maritime Museum directly at: Maine Maritime Museum, 243 Washington Street, Bath, Maine 04530, tel: (207) 443-1316, website: http://www.bathmaine.com.

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