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Ledger and daybook of Ezekiel Bailey, Hallowell, Maine, 1834-1846

Description

This 1834-1846 ledger and daybook of Ezekiel Bailey, a carpet manufacturer in Hallowell, Maine, lists the prices of carpets, tools, and materials used in carpet making and marketing, as well as the prices of curtains and various fabrics. These documents and two loose pages of figures record a considerable number of payments for labor, hauling, and specific farm chores.

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Details

Collection Name
Account books collection
Collection Code
MS002
Dates
1834-1846
Physical Description
1 ledger and daybook (73 pages)
2 loose pages
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Other identifier: Account book 2
GUSN
181143
Reference Code
MS002.002

Record details

Originator
Bailey, Ezekiel (Manufacturer)
Descriptive Terms
carpets
cloth
curtains
farming
farms
floor coverings
manufacturers
manufacturing
prices
wages
Material Type
daybooks
ledgers (account books)
Subjects
Agricultural laborers
Chores
Oilcloth (LCSH)
Places
Hallowell (Kennebec county, Maine)

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