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Catalog Number 009.019.15
Object Name Manuscript
Scope & Content All by Adelma Somes Joy:
“Somes Sound must have been one beautiful place." Recalls arrival of Abraham Somes, the oak trees on oak hill, Ebenezer Sutton, and Denning’s Pond.

"Years ago when we had the telegraph..." Recalls advances in technology, balloons, and flight.

Northeast Harbor Women's Literary Club talk , Jan. 30, 1920. Plans to travel abroad, give clothing to naked Africans, open beauty parlor.

"That Old Reed House." Mrs. Reed was her grandfather's sister; house near Jim's Cove.

"My first recollections of life..." Recalls her grandparents' house in 1838. Also separate essay, "Grandfather's House."

Reminiscences of Somesville #6. Recalls naming of Somesville, old roads, school house, industry, and tanning pits.

Two Letters from Adelma Somes Joy to Harriet Somes Sanderson, Aug. 10, 1929. recalls Col. Black House in Ellsworth, Episcopal Church at Seal Cove, Bp. Manning, church sales, other historical notes.

"Memories" of her father.

History of Somes and Richardson families.
Title Reminiscences of Somesville