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Title Elijah Smith Papers
Dates 1827-1902
Creator Smith, Elijah
ID Number MS004
Scope & Content This collection includes personal papers and business records accumulated by Elijah Smith and his family of Saco, Maine. The accounts of the Storer Street Free Will Baptist Church, include the donations made to the church, pew reservations and subscriptions, and record books which indicate the expenses of the church (including pew taxes to the town). The personal papers contain diaries which have entries of Smith's paid debts, correspondence, and when he went anywhere new or different, such as to Wells to go to a funeral home. The daybooks (datebooks) are accounts of Elija Smith's personal and business expenses.
Source FIC-various-unknown
Credit line Legacy Collections
Local Subjects Biddeford
Free Will Baptist Church