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Catalog Number 009.019.14
Object Name Manuscript
Scope & Content Adelma Somes Joy recalls Somesville’s Red school house in 1847. Includes description of the interior and student pranks. Also the tale of Sam Slick.
Also Singing School; Indians Camping at Somesville, two poems (one alludes to a suicide), Churches on Mt. Desert (1840), That Old Tannery (recalls Daniel and Lewis Somes, Israel Haven, John Keniston and Somesvilles' cobbler shop), That Old Factory (woolen mill), That Old Road [over Beech Hill], (1837), That Upper Gate (kept water back when not needed to turn mill wheels)--all by Adelma Somes Joy.
"The Indian Violin Player" by Eunice Deering.
Title Reminiscence of Somesville