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Records include annual statistics for fish and salt, as well as other cargo, shipped along the Penobscot and Bagaduce Rivers, including the port of Bucksport, Me., written by and for the Corps of Engineers, 1902-1919; reports of transactions performed, including fishing licenses granted, and dollar values of fish, lobster and salt imports, 1910-1912; correspondence of the Collector of Customs in Castine, Me. regarding identification cards required for fishing licenses, 1918; report concerning the handling of imported salt, including its entry and withdrawal for curing fish, from the Portland, Me. office of the Special Agent for the U. S. Treasury Department to the Collector of Customs in Castine, Me., 1909; computation papers and accounts of salt received for the above report, 1906-1909; correspondence between the Collector of Customs in Castine, Me. with the Bureau of Statistics, Department of Commerce and Labor in Washington, D.C. concerning the importation of salt, lobsters and shellfish; statements of withdrawal of salt and coaster’s manifests for shipments of salt used in curing fish, 1907-1913. [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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