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Ledger of Thomas Barnes, Waltham, Mass., 1810-1832

Description

This 1810-1832 ledger of Thomas Barnes, a mason in Waltham, Massachusetts, itemizes prices for labor and the construction and repair of houses in the Boston area. Near the end of the ledger there are notes pertaining to the attendance of apprentices and the delivery of goods, meat, and wood. The ledger includes references to the town of Waltham, Theodore Lyman Esq., Christopher Gore, Capt. Samuel Townsend, Harrison G. Otis Esq., William Pratt Esq., William Payne Esq., and the Boston Manufacturing Co.

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Details

Collection Name
Account books collection
Collection Code
MS002
Dates
1810-1832
Physical Description
1 ledger (83 pages)
4 loose slips of paper
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Other identifier: Account book 3
GUSN
181144
Reference Code
MS002.003

Record details

Originator
Barnes, Thomas (Stonemason)
Other People
Gore, Christopher, 1758-1827
Lyman, Theodore, 1753-1839
Otis, Harrison Gray, 1765-1848
Payne, William, Esq.
Pratt, William, Esq.
Townsend, Samuel
Other Organizations
Boston Manufacturing Company
Descriptive Terms
apprentices
construction (assembling)
dwellings
houses
labor
masonry
masons (construction workers)
repairing
wages
wood (plant material)
Material Type
ledgers (account books)
Subjects
Delivery of goods
Meat
Places
Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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