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Daniel Robbins Account Book

 Item — Box: SC134-ROBB-001
Identifier: SC134-ROBB

Scope and Contents

This account book is 64 pages long and is a record of Robbins' financial activities. Additionally, there are records of horses that he loaned, work he performed as well as items purchased and sold. The prices are given in shillings and pounds until 1800, when he switched to dollars and cents. Some of the towns in Maine that are mentioned include Readfield, Monmouth, Vassalbow, and Sandy River. There also are notes about the account book written by Rev. William L. Lucey, S.J. with the account book.


  • 1790-1805


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Biographical Note

Daniel Robbins was probably a farmer in Kennebec Co., Maine as well as a storekeeper, mechanic, and a stable keeper. He was born in 1745 in Kennebec Co. but there was no record of his death.


.23 Cubic Feet (1 flat box)

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Acquisition Note

Donated by William J. O'Connor, class of 1939, October 1966

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