19th & 20th Century Collection of Primary Source Manuscripts, Typed and Handwritten Letters, Notes, Ephemera and Photographs Regarding the Genealogy and Ancestry of the Plumstead, Clark, Nutter Families of Maine.
(Americana - 19th and 20th Century - Manuscript - Maine - Genealogy - Plumstead Clark Nutter Families)

Maine: Not Published, 1810. F Group of over 75 individual items includes: 19th century: Earliest piece is a small receipt dated 1810 for wages stevedoring on board the 'Sally'; other items include 1845 letter, John A. Clark to Edward D. Clark, East Baldwin; 1847 letter from C.D. Sawyer in E. Baldwin Maine to Edward Clark in E. Cambridge Mass. Free-franked by Sawyer, the postmaster of E. Baldwin; 1851 provisions receipt; receipt for 1855 insurance premium, name of Clark; 1861 receipt with revenue stamps; 1864 City of Lewiston printed and ms. notice of special meeting of the Mayor and Aldermen of the town; 1865 tax money rec'd from Asa Plumstead; 1870 letter from Nebraska, Clark family, regarding recent death of mother (partially torn, loss) with original post-canceled envelope; 4 receipt scraps 1861-70, purchases, taxes; and a couple of handwritten notes 1891 Clark family news. 20th century: 1910 bill from C.B. Seekins Wiscasset to Asa Plumstead; couple of hand-drawn plans of the old Plumstead house interior room layout and one of the old Nutter house; typed note of headstone notices, Birch Point Me.; 1941 typed letter signed from Samuel W. Mendum regarding family involvement on the Clark side of the family the war of1812; 1949 typed letter from sister Sara regarding Brackett family revolutionary and war of 1812 family participants, with other letters on the Brackett family genealogy with notes, listings in the DAR; notes on the Clark family members; 1944 copy of 5 pages of typed letters regarding the family's attempts to save the old farm at Wiscasset; 1944 10-page single-spaced typed Nutter family lineage, seven generations from Hateveil Nutter of Dover, N.H. compiled by Charles S. Morgan; 1948 7-page typed copy of the will of Eugene M. McCarty of Rumford, Oxford Co. Maine, Plumsteads part heirs mentioned; an undated "Memoranda of doings in aid of my brothers and sisters families" noting various transactions within and without families; a 1955 typed poem, "On Occasion of sale of Old Pasture in Maine" by Emma J.C. Rand; a small booklet with notations on the Brack family genealogy; and about15 more pieces, letters, lists of genealogy of various family members. Photographs: Cabinet card portrait of Asa Palmer Plumstead (1826-1911); cab. card of Richard Tucker Plumstead (1866-1954) with 2 smaller portrait cards of the same gentleman, later in life; cab. card of Amelia Cashioni Gregson; cabinet card of Nancy Theobold Nutter Plumstead (m. Asa P.); cabinet card of Flora Plumstead; a snapshot of the Asa Plumstead house mounted on cardstock; a mounted snapshot of Nancy T.N. Plumstead, Eugene Plumstead & Betty Mooody on the steps of the Plumstead house, Nutter house in distance; with about 10 additional snapshots, a few identified: Brookings house at the end of Young's Point, Jewankee Neck Wiscasset, Birch Point, others. Most of the items with light wear; some of the 19th century items with more so, edge-tears, chipping; photos generally very good and the lot in good condition overall Good Paperback (Item ID: 25244)


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