I am also a descendant od Asa. His son John B was my grandmother's great grandfather. John B. Named one of his so s after his brother, Albert Waters. Albert had a daughter Eva Mae who had a daughter Dorothy (my grandmother).
I would love a photo or scan copy of the notebook. If you are reasonably local, I would love to meet. I am in Massachusetts.
Please feel free to email or call. Georgiannacowley@gmail.com
It is a Google voice # but gets to me.
I have lots of Richardson info. Just spent 4 days at Deer Isle and Stonington.