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Records include receipts for fish sold, primarily cod, in Bluehill, Me., 1831; fishing agreements for the Schooner Union out of Vinalhaven, Me., 1824 and 1847; correspondence of the Collector of Customs in Castine, Me. on salt tariffs, fishing bounties, and fishing statistics for various vessels, as well as warehousing bond for salt in Bucksport, Me., 1839-1883; account book of general stock, including fishing equipment and bait, 1830; and register of vessels licensed for sail fishing, c. 1900. [From Series I of the Customhouse Records Collection, Penobscot Marine Museum. Note: Oversized documents necessitated scanning of some pages in two parts.]


Gift of [Mrs. Robert Applebee, 1980].

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