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Proceedings of the M.W. Grand Lodge of Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, of the State of Oregon, at Its Ninth Annual Communication...

Report of the Joint Select Committee of the Legislature of Maine, on so much of the Governor's Message as relates to the North-eastern Boundary.

List of the Stockholders, (With the amount of Stock held by each Jan. 1, 1849,) in the Banks of Maine.

New Year's Address to the Patrons of the Union. Sent by the Carrier Boy. [Caption title]. [In] The Union. Saco, Maine, January 7, 1846. Vol. I, # 49, p. [4]. Elephant folio.

Portland Transcript's Annual Address to Its Friends, January 1, 1841. [Caption title]. Narrow small folio broadside, printed in two columns of verse, with typographical border.

The Carrier's Address to the Patrons of The Jeffersonian. January 1, 1835. [Caption title]. Folio broadside with two columns of prose and verse & double typographical border.

Norway to Portland Stage Coach Log, 1827-1832. 44 pp. Sq. 8vo. Contemp. marbled boards, calf spine, moderately browned & foxed. Way Bill, from Concord to Portsmouth, Dec 10, 1825. “No. 10” on verso. Repair.

Two ALSs to Miss Nellie F. Harvey in Castine, Maine, from her Mother Mentioning Baseball, Kenduskeag, Maine. April 22, 1886 and May 5, 1887. 8” x 10," folded in half. 4 pp. each. With orig. addressed stamped, postmarked, envelope for the 2nd letter. Folds, else fine.

Warrant for Moses Hale on Paternity Charges. February 19, 1794. Signed with mark by Sarah Smith (complainant), John Deane, Justice of the Peace of Cumberland County. 7.5 x 10.5 in. 1-1/2 pp. Seal. Folds, small separations, browned. Legible ink.

Eastern Land Agent’s Accounts. 1822-1847. Tall folio, 84 numbered pages, plus a few receipts. 8.5" x 14”. Paper cover, no title, hand sewn pages. Cover browned, worn. Edges of paper slightly frayed, some pages loose. Overall very good. Ink legible.

General Merchandise Account Book. Whitefield, Maine. July 20, 1847 to August 20, 1852. 153 pp. Additions in back 1915 to 1916, 8 pp. Narrow folio ledger. Ink. Full contemp. sheep, cover well worn, pages intact.

Manuscript Document, Gorham [Maine], 15 October, 1781. “To William Gorham, Esq., Clerk of the Proprietors of the Common & Undivided Land in the Town of Gorham…” requesting that several articles be placed on the agenda for a town meeting in November. Signed at conclusion by Step[hen] Longfellow (and at least partly in his hand), Prince Davis and with 5 other illegible signatures. Single sheet, 8” x 6” with text on recto, only. Sheet a little browned, tipped to cardboard.

By-Laws of the Town of Biddeford. [Caption title]. Broadside, 14” x 8," double column, signed in type by three selectmen with attestation by town clerk at end. Folded in quarters with several tiny holes (no loss), a number of creases, minor stains, one short marginal tear, etc., but overall quite sound.

Carrier’s Address to the Patrons of the Eastern Argus, January 1, 1857. [Caption title]. Broadside, 12” x 10." Caption and three columns of verse within an ornamental border. Some wrinkling and light dust-soiling, separations and small holes along folds resulting in loss of part or all of several words.

An Election Song. [Caption title]. Broadside, 21” X 8-5/8”, double column, text comprising four poems, surmounted by a vignette of an eagle, all within an ornamental border.

Improved Patent Lever Railway Press. This press excels all others now in use for Pressing Hay, Cotton, Wool, Hops, Rags, &c., &c…..[Caption title and beginning of text]. [Portland, Me.? ca. 1843.] Broadside circular, 9-7/8” X 8. Signed in type by John Cox, Mountford’s Wharf, Portland, Me. at conclusion and with a cut illustrating the press between caption and beginning of text. With an integral leaf containing a holograph letter on recto, dated 28 September, 1843, from Cox to Franklin Spofford of Bucksport, Me., regarding purchase of this railway press; verso used for mailing address with postal marking. Folded for mailing, small hole from seal with loss of part of a word from the letter.

York County (South Berwick?) Business Ledger. 1834-60. Tall folio. Numbered pages about 435. About 25 of the back pages are stuck together, with water damage. Disbound, edge wear, pages browned, foxed, some fading.

Documents of a Meeting of the Proprietors of the New York Patent Thrashing Machine Purchasers. 5 documents, 6 pp. to. (1) 4.5 x 8 in, Nov 26, 1838, 1 p.; (2) 5.25 x 7.5 in, Oct 21, 1837, 1 p.; (3) 6 x 12 in, 1838, folded in half, 2 p.; (4) 8 x 10 in, Dec 17, 1838, 1 p.; (5) 8 x 16 in, 1837, 1 p. October, November, 1837, 1838. East Pond Plantation, Somerset, Maine.

J.G. Tarbox & Co., Coat Making Ledgers. York County, Maine. 450 pp. to. (1) Folio Ledger No.1, 1853-1854, 8.5 x 13.5 inches, 284 pp. Contemp. suede calf, intact lined pages. Legible ink. Slight cover wear. (2) Merchandise Ledger 1850-1854. Folio 9 x 14 in. Contemp. suede calf, intact lined pages. 166 pp. Cover wear, legible ink.

William Booker, Shoemaker. Accounts 1836-59. Ledger 8 x 13 inches. 85 pp. Contemp. marbled boards, calf spine (top damaged). Legible ink.

Knox County Bank Ledger. Bills Receivable from July 1, 1860 to August 31, 1867. Bound ledger 8.5 x 13 inches, 431 pp. Contemp. marbled boards, calf spine. Cover & spine worn. Bite out of right hand section of pages, minimal loss, no text affected.

B. P. Wadleigh's General Store Accounts. June 1847- December 1851. Old Town, Penobscot, Maine. Ledger 14.5 x 9.5 inches. 467 pp. "B.P. Wadleigh" on spine. "E.D. Hoskins & Co." on flyleaf. Contemp. suede. Numbered pages intact. Legible ink.

ABBOT, SIMEON. Oxford County, Maine, Sawmill Account Book. 1811-1840. 129 pp. Ink. Scraps include land indenture to Dolly Davis signed by Abbot dated 1837, and a store lease from James F. Abbot to Abner Davis,1831. Narrow folio. Contemp. board covers, calf spine. Index at front. Cover and tips well worn, pages browned, few wormholes. 

ADAMS, GEORGE. The Maine Register, and Business Directory, for the Year 1856: Embracing the State and County Officers, and the Titles of Laws and Resolves of 1855; together with the Mercantile, Professional, Manufacturing and Mechanical Departments...

ALLEN, E.C. & CO. E.C. Allen & Co.'s Descriptive Catalogue of Some of the Newest, Most Useful, and Best Selling Articles of the Day.

ANON. Carrier's Address to the Patrons of the [Portland, Maine] Daily Umpire, January 1, 1849. [Caption title]. Narrow 4to broadside. Printed in two columns, with typographical border.

ANON. Maine Farmer’s Account Book. 1845-50. 26 pp. 18mo. notebook, no cover. Browned, ink & pencil.

ANON. The Hale Report Shown Up By Governor Garcelon and His Council and Its Charges Proven False and Groundles. A Plain Statement of Facts Covering the Points in the Great Controversy, Together with a Brief Review of the Hale Question.

BACKUS, FREDERICK F. Farmington, Maine Farrier, 1807-1823, Later Additions in Another Hand, 1876-8. “Frederick F. Backus” on front flyleaf. Two pages of genealogical entries at end. Narrow folio, Contemp. sheep. 7 x 15 inches. 64 pp., alpha index. Pages lightly browned.

BARKER, JEREMIAH. Four (4) pp. ALS to Dr. Hathaway. Stroudwater, (Portland, District of Maine), November 25, 1801. Two sheets 7 x 11.5 inches. Browned, slight breaks at folds, edge wear. No cover.

BARTLETT, ALONZO. A Phrenological Chart, Also a Complete Synopsis of Phrenology.

BARTLETT, AMOS. Harmony, Maine General Store Accounts. October 1830 - December 1833. Flyleaf: “A. Bartlett’s Book Harmony 1833, Maine”. 535 pp. Thick & Tall folio. Ink. Contemp. calf covers with black decorative stamping, marbleized endpapers. Covers worn but sound.

BERRY, IRA. The Liberty of the Press Vindicated, and Truth Triumphant! State versus Ira Berry, for an Alleged Libel on Cyrus Weston, the Nominal Complainant in the Prosecution, and the nominal Mover of the "Belgrade Resolutions:" Also a Delegate to the Federal State Convention, Holden in Augusta, June 26, 1832; and the Pitiful Instrument and Victim of the desperation and folly of the leaders of the Federal Party, in the County of Kennebec! [Caption title].

BEVERAGE, HARRISON. The Brave Volunteers from North Haven. [Caption title]. 4to broadside, 12 stanzas of verse in two columns, with engraving of large sailing ship.

BOYD, EBENEZER LITTL Portland, Maine Shipping Merchant’s Ledgers of Boyd Bros., April 10, 1795 - November 11, 1796. Contemporary Calf bound ledger, small folio.Gilt letters on spine “B. (and) E.L. B.” 576 pp. Marbled endpapers, slight edge wear, browned. Ink, few pages faded. Tight and overall very good.

BRADBURY, JAMES WARE Maine Attorney's Account Book, 1830-1843. Folio. 350 pp. Contemp. calf. Nearly disbound, worn, pages loose, a few cut or torn out. Browned, edge wear. Ink. Lined paper.

CHAPIN, STEPHEN. Triumphs of Intellect. A Lecture, Delivered October, 1824, in the Chapel of Waterville College.

CROSWELL, THOMAS. Croswell Cattle Brokers. Farmington Falls, Maine. 1837-1858. 40 pp. Four small (3x6) account books; 3 hand made and sewn with no covers, one with marbled paper cover. Browned, ink & pencil, one book has torn edges.

DAVEIS, CHARLES S. Address Delivered Before the Alumni of Bowdoin College on the Evening Before Commencement. September 1, 1835.

DENNETT, GARDNER? Standish, Maine Merchant’s Account Book. 1844-1848. 8.25 x 13 inches. 336 numbered pages; first 16 pasted over with news clippings. Marbled board covers, calf spine tips. Rubbed, but very sound. Ink bright.

FERGUSON, NATHAN. Accounts of Tanner and Farmer Nathan Ferguson, Eliot, Maine. 1850-59. Folio ledger 7 x 16.5 inches, 11 written pages. Bound ledger, board cover, blue paper, legible ink.

FREEMAN, GEORGE E. & Physician’s Daybook 1867-1868. Calf bound notebook with lined numbered pages. 12mo. 217 pp., ink & pencil, tight, slight spine separation. Book has a few farm account entries from an earlier date in a different hand. Flyleaf: Geo.E. Freeman in pencil. Also a pasted scrap dated Saturday April 10, 1875, with pencilled notes.

GILMAN, NATHANIEL. Account Book of a Maine Merchant, 1799-1805: “Ledger B”. Folio. 263 pp. Contemp. sheep, wear, tear at top of spine. Ink. Tight & sound. Very legible.

HIRZEL, HANS K. The Rural Socrates; or an Account of a Celebrated Philosophical Farmer, Lately Living in Switzerland, and Known by the Name of Kliyogg.

HOPKINS, JAMES D. An Address to the members of the Cumberland Bar, Delivered During the Sitting of the Court of Common Pleas, at Portland, June Term, 1833.

HYDE, DR. JOHN ANGIE Ledger of Freeport, Maine, Patient Accounts, in Two Volumes, 1792-97 & 1806-1818. In ink. Very good.

JAMES, WILLIAM Capt. Brunswick, (Maine, then Massachusetts). February 23, 1819. ALS to John Brooks, Governor and Commander in Chief of the Militia of Massachusetts, via William H. Sumner, Adjutant General, Boston, Mass. Docketed “Remonstrance against the election of Col. Dunlap." Ink. Sheet 10 x 17 inches, folded in half. 2 pp. Integral address, small hole at wax seal, browned.

LIBBY, JEREMIAH. Two Sets of Maine Blacksmith Accounts. Standish, Cumberland County. 1) 1840-1845. 270 pp. Handwritten index on back flyleaf. Marbled paper covered boards. 6.5 x 8 inches. Cover wear, paper edges delaminating, pages browned. Ink. Legible. With hand cut black silhouette of Jeremiah Libby, 6 x 7.5 inches. backing. Bright. 2) Tall Ledger 1845-1854. 266 pp. 6.5 x 17 in. Marbled paper cover, calf spine. Cover paper delaminating, paper browned. Legible. Ink.

LITTLE, JOSIAH. Pejepscot Proprietors Deed, Nov. 17, 1814. 13" x 16” sheet folded. 3 pp. Signed, seal by Josiah Little, Robert D. Dunning, Albion K. Parris. Ink. Docketed on p. [4] :Josiah Little Esq. deed to Commonwealth”.

MAINE. Constitution, By-Laws, and Names of Members of the Portland Society of Natural History.

MARTIN, OTIS. General Store Accounts. Guilford, Maine, December 10, 1868 - November 16, 1871. “Day Book No. 1." Narrow folio ledger. 312 pp. Ink, some fading. Marbled paper board covers, calf spine and tips. Front cover worn, sound.

McLEOD, RODERICK. Memorandum. I Hereby obligate myself to labor for Shepard Cary and Collins Whitaker, doing business in the name and under the Firm of Shepard Cary & Company, at making Ton Timber...[Caption title & partial text]. [Large 8vo, broadside, with ink notations & signature.

MONROE, JAMES. Christian Mirror….Extra....December 12, 1823. [Caption title].

NEAL, JOHN. Portland Illustrated.

NEAL, JOHN. Portland Illustrated.

PACKARD, M.M. Captain's Account Book of Bark G.W. Horton. M.M. Packard, Captain. Rockland, Maine. December 1863-April 1878. 93 pp. Ledger 8.25 x 13.5 inches. Blue lined pages, marbled board covers. Minor cover wear, pages intact. Legible ink.

PAGE, MOSES B. Speech...of Berwick, in the House of Representatives of Maine, February 27, 1863, in Opposition to the "Emancipation Resolutions."

PEARL, CYRIL. Youth's Book on the Mind, Embracing the Outlines of the Intellect, the Sensibilities, and the Will: Introductory to the Study of Mental Philosophy. Revised Edition.

PERHAM, DR. JOSEPH. Dr. Joseph Perham's Medical Record. Buxton, (Maine). September 4, 1828 to October 24, 1829. 45 pp. filled. No cover, 6.5 x 8 inches, tied signatures slightly loose. Bright ink. Pages browned.

PEUCINIAN LIBRARY. Catalogue of the Peucinian Library. Bowdoin College.

PLACE, MRS. PERRY. The Affectionate Son: for the Use of Children. In Two Parts. Part Second. Third Edition.

PLACE, P. The Affectionate Son: For the Use of Children. In Two Parts. Part First-[Second]. By the Author of "The Orphan," "Shechem and Dinah," &c.

RACKLEFF, CAPT. JAME Capt. James Rackleff’s Portland, Maine, Shipping Accounts. 1822-1834. 280 numbered pages. Contemp. calf bound ledger 8.5 x 13.5 inches. (Includes small receipt from Portland Mutual Fire Insurance Office dated 1839). Spine separating, well worn, some water damage, foxing, few worm holes. Legible ink.

ROWE, EDWARD. Bounty paid on Indian Corn to Daniel Woodman. Nov. 18, 1838. Printed certificate signed by Edward Rowe, Treasurer of Norridgewock. Signed & Witnessed by Stephen Wilkins. One page 4to, ink textual insertions, previous folds. Verso “Daniel Woodman 83 bush corn 348. 1 (unintell.) 6 (?) paid”

SEWELL, RUFUS KING. Rufus King Sewell's Accounts at Bowdoin College. October 4, 1833 to April 3, 1851. Notebook 6 x 7 inches, 125 pp. Contemp. calf backed marbled boards. Cover wear, spine chipped. Ink and pencil.

SMITH, SAMUEL EMERSO ALS, 1 p., 4to., to Joseph Emerson Smith. Portland, November 8, 1831. Letter of Introduction for Hon. Ralph Johnson. Addressed on verso: Hon. Samuel E. Smith, Nov. 8, 1831, presd. by hand of Mr. Johnson Nov 10th or 11th (sic) 1831”. Ink, previous folds, left edge paper torn, no loss.

STEPHENS, ANN S. Ed. THE PORTLAND MAGAZINE. Vol. I, # 3, vol. II, # 2-3. Sept. 1, 1834-Sept. 1, 1835.

UNDERWOOD, JOSEPH H. General Store Accounts. Day Book, 1841-1842. Tall folio 7 x 16 inches. 431 pp. Contemp. suede calf. Minor cover wear. Ink. Very sound & clean.

WALKER, M.B. & J.O. Devoted Exclusively to the Physical, Mental and Moral Elevation of Scholars.

WELLS, WALTER. The Water-Power of Maine...

WHITTIER, HENRY SMIT One Page ALS to Mrs. W.E. Lyman at South Waterford, Maine, concerning the Schooner Toando and Laura Munson Keller. East Machias, October 13, 1927. 8.5" x 11". 1 p. With stamped cover. Includes 4 news clippings; one from the Union-Republican, three on the Kellers, and 5 carte de visites of the Munson family 2.5" x 4," plus 2 of the Keller family 2.5" x 4," and 1 of Munson Millinery store. Also, one studio group photograph of “Grandma Lucy Gardner’s Brother & family-Josiah Hill Munson," 8" x 10" mounted on board. Very good.

WOODBURY, WILLIAM?, To the Citizens of Maine. [Caption title]. Large 4to broadside, printed in two columns, with four names signed beneath in ink, and pasted below a slip of paper with ten more signatures in ink.

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