Keywords: Log books
Contributed by: Mount Desert Island Historical Society Date: 1880 Location: Mount Desert Island Media: Ink on paper
Horace W. Shaylor, a native of Ohio, settled in Portland and turned his focus to handwriting, developing several unique books of handwriting instruction. He also was a talented artist.
Yarmouth's "Third Falls" provided the perfect location for papermaking -- and, soon, for producing soda pulp for making paper. At the end of the 19th century and beginning of the 20th, Yarmouth was an international leader in soda pulp production.
… farmer and needed to return to the hard labor of logging. The next winter he went with a crew of men to work at a location twelve miles into the…
… were found in the suitcase, as were his prayer book, rosary, and cross. His letters reveal that he helped get in the ice for summer, wood for…