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Account book of William W. Oliver, Salem, Mass., 1800s

Description

Shipping records and economic history of international scope include information on wool, cotton, tea, dyes etc., duties, and tariffs. Transportation information consists of lists of ships (named, with tonnage ports and dates of construction and owners' names) and rail freight rates. Quantities of consolidated data. A deed for Salem property, including a dwelling, is copied on the front pages.

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Details

Collection Name
Account books collection
Collection Code
MS002
Dates
1800s
Physical Description
1 account book (130 pages) with accounts and long-term records collected
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Other identifier: Account book 30
GUSN
194048
Reference Code
MS002.030

Record details

Descriptive Terms
marine
shipping (export-import)
textiles/fabrics
Material Type
account books

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