Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
This collection includes documents from circa 1900 concerning the establishment of the Jay Wood Turning Company and its stockholders. Also included is material relating to the Julia Cote case, which appeared before the Maine Supreme Court in 1916. Documents include the Supreme Court writ and and attorney's letter advising the Jay Wood Company in matters of the case. A roster of names is also included, signed by workers wishing to donate a portion of their earnings to Julia Cote.
This collection is comprised of eight diaries written by Mattie Fletcher during the years 1911 and 1920. She was a young woman living at home with her parents and brothers. The diaries describe the events of her life on a farm in East Jay, Maine, which include domestic tasks, family life, visits with, and news about, friends and relatives, as well as sales of farm goods. She documents each day's weather and writes full entries most days.