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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.
Business and Industry
Size of Collection
9 boxes (10 linear feet)
Dates of Collection
1865-1957, bulk 1870-1890
SpC MS 0131
Special Collections, Raymond H. Fogler Library, University of Maine, "Deasy & Handy General Store and Post Office Records, 1865-1957" (2015). Finding Aids. Number 163.