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Maritime Enterprises Of A Kennebunk Shipowner: William Lord, 1820-1860, Bonita A. Coro Aug 1972

Maritime Enterprises Of A Kennebunk Shipowner: William Lord, 1820-1860, Bonita A. Coro

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A study was made of the William Lord Collection of business papers in the Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk, Maine, relating to the activities of William Lord as a merchant and as a shipowner between 1820 and 1860. Lord ran a country store from 1820 to 1828 and from 1830 through 1840. He commenced to invest in ships in the early 1830's.

As a merchant, Lord sold goods shipped from Boston and returned some local produce for sale in Boston or for re shipment to southern ports. The Kennebunk offerings were mainly hay and lumber. Products purchased and sold were ...