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Account book, Danvers, Mass., 1846-1852

Description

Lists a wholesaler's payments to workers doing piecework in boot and shoe making, with females well represented. Some accounts list purchased supplies (307ff, 349). Almost completely reused for newspaper clippings (starting with the Civil War period) of Mary Jane Mansfield. Longhand copy of lengthy "Ballad of the White Hills" (Willey House, NH) by Dr. T.W. Parsons of Boston appears on end pages.

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Details

Collection Name
Account books collection
Collection Code
MS002
Dates
1846-1852
Physical Description
1 account book (552 pages)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Other identifier: Account book 32
GUSN
194050
Reference Code
MS002.032

Record details

Descriptive Terms
F.S. Newhall & Co.
Horton Hall & Co.
Lovejoy, Ebenezer (leather dealer)
Pratt Bucklin & Co.
ballad (folk)
labor
leather
shoe industry
Material Type
account books

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