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Ambrose White records

Collection Identifier: Mss:761 1854-1886 W582
Scope and Contents: Blotters, daybooks or journals, ledger, cash books, account books, letter book, of a firm in Busksport, Maine dealing in ship supplies. The firm was known as E. Barnard and Company until the death of Enoch Barnard in 1863, after which Ambrose White carried on the business. There are records of shares the firm had in fishing voyages. The business began as a general store carrying some ship supplies and gradually evolved into a business dealing principally in ship supplies.

Thomas E. Oliver business records

Collection Identifier: Mss:251 1809-1865 O48
Scope and Contents: Records relating to the fishing business, coastwise shipping, and a general store. The material on fishing includes fish books, schooners' outfits, shares books, and unbound papers. On coastwise shipping there are unbound papers for a number of vessels, schooners' outfits, coasting books, and waste books. The general store, Newcastle, N.H., is represented by blotters, day book, and stock books.

Kennebunkport, Maine fishing licences

Collection Identifier: Mss:251 1817-1862 K34
Scope and Contents: License bonds issued by the collector of the District of Kennebunkport, Me., to owners of various ships authorizing them "to be employed in the coasting trade and fisheries" (1817-1862).