Mousam Manufacturing Company records
Scope and Contents
The Mousam Manufacturing Company records consist of by-laws, minutes of stockholders' meetings, a journal and a cash book, 1834-1854.
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Collection is open for research. Materials stored offsite; access requires advance notice. Contact email@example.com for more information.
Extent.5 linear feet (3 volumes)
Biographical / Historical
The Mousam Manufacturing Company was chartered in the state of Maine in 1834, using the river to drive a cotton mill. William Lord purchased the company in 1859 and expanded the number of factories to produce yarn, sashes and blinds, shoes, and leatherboard a synthetic leather derived from cellulose.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Estate of R.W. Lord, Dr. R.L. Finlayson, 1934
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