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Ledger of Joseph Gould, South Reading, Mass., Jan. 1732-Oct. 1760

Description

Indexed accounts specifying joiner's work, prices and tools. Also shoe-making and wheelwright jobs, as well as work on lock work on guns. Interspersed are records of school attendance, family history and anecdotes, some titles of books purchased, and notes regarding a slave.

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Collection Name
Account books collection
Collection Code
MS002
Dates
1732-1760
Physical Description
1 ledger (68 pages) with 8 loose slips of paper, receipts and one letter about a job and barter involved
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Other identifier: Account book 15
GUSN
194026
Reference Code
MS002.015

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Boston, MA
Charlestown, MA
Lynn, MA
Malden, MA
Norwalk, CT
Woburn, MA
carriage making
furniture making
gunsmithing
labor
metal works
schooling
shoemaking
slavery
upholstering
Material Type
ledgers (account books)

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