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John Henry Barker Diary

 Collection
Identifier: 01/Mss. Acc. 2009.547
Scope and Contents

Diary of John Henry Barker (b. 1861). He resided in Oxford County, Maine, and mentions traveling around the county from Lewiston to Rumford, mainly along the Androscoggin River. His mostly brief entries record weather, floods, prices, family and social events, health, etc.  A few cash accounts are listed in the back of the 1906 diary.

Abraham Grove Account Book

 Collection
Identifier: Mss. MsV Ap16
Scope and Contents Account book of Abraham Grove of Shenandoah, Virginia. He appears to be a woodworker with entries for making a wheelbarrow, a wagon, a rake and work done on houses.  Also has entries for his own purchases. Index by first names included.On page 165, he has entered births, deaths and marriages, summarized:  Abraham Grove and Elisabeth Coffman married December 5, 1815, son John born November 16, 1816, Polly born February 7, 1818, Isaac born Jan. 13, 1820, Eliza Ann born November 8,...

William Jordan Account Books

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Identifier: Mss. MsV Ab15-18
Scope and Contents

4 Account books, 1842-1888, of William Jordan, a blacksmith, merchant, carpenter, and farmer who lived in the vicinity of Rockbridge County, Va.