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Day book of Estabrook's Tavern

Identifier: M194 .E376 folio

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Scope and Contents

Business ledger recording daily transactions at Estabrook's Tavern (Brunswick, Me.), providing the names of customers, items they purchased (chiefly foodstuffs and libations), and the cost


  • Creation: 1815 - 1817


Conditions Governing Access

No restrictions

Conditions Governing Use

If not in the public domain, copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Biographical / Historical

Estabrook's Tavern was located near the northwest corner of Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, and during the 1810s served as the principal public house and stage house in the town. It was better known from the 1820s on as Moorhead's Tavern. Estabrook was born in Lunenburg, Massachusetts, but lived mainly in Brunswick from 1801 until his death in 1859


1 Volumes (1 volume ;39 x 16 cm)

Language of Materials



Proprietor: Thomas S. Estabrook

Varying Form of Title

Estabrook's Tavern day book


Forms part of the Miscellaneous Manuscript collection in the Bowdoin College Special Collections & Archives

Finding Aid for the Day book,1815-1817
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Repository Details

Part of the George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011 Repository

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Brunswick Maine 04011 USA
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