William Pote family papers  1769-1997 (bulk 1788-1900)
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Additional Descriptive Data

The Manuscripts Division holds additional indexes, research, and genealogical information about the collection. This includes, but is not limited to, the following resources:

  • Additional background notes and information about the bound volumes and French spoliation documents
  • Partial inventories
  • Index of names, seagoing vessels, and (to a lesser extent) subjects mentioned in William Pote's daybook and account book (1788-1844), as well as letters copied within
  • Family trees and genealogical information for the Pote family and allied families
  • Copied secondary source materials and research about the Pote family
Related Materials

The following volume, written by William Pote's grandfather, is located in the Clements Library's Book Division:

Pote, William, and John Fletcher Hurst. The Journal of Captain William Pote, Jr., During His Captivity in the French and Indian War from May, 1745, to August, 1747. New York: Dodd, Mead & co., 1896.

The Maine Historical Society owns the following collections:

  • Increase Pote account book, 1772-1835
  • Samuel Pote letter book, 1752-1800

Goold, William, "A Visit to Albany to See Ann Lee." Portland in the Past. (Portland, Maine: B. Thurston & Company, 1886), 330.