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Daybook of Caleb Warner, Ipswich, Mass., 1737-1800

Description

Lists (not consecutively) the processes involved in the production of woolen cloth - dyeing, spinning, weaving, fulling, and tailoring - carried on at a fulling mill and clothier's shop. Specifies the charges for each type of labor. Farm chores are listed among services charged for at the mill, some as barter. Jobs listed among other business reveal several roofs thatched and a schoolhouse moved. Purchases include foods, ashes, child care and a great variety of others. In the communication (loose pages at end), an Essex Junction (Vermont) Justice of the Peace calls a proprietor's meeting (1791).

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Details

Collection Name
Account books collection
Collection Code
MS002
Dates
1737-1800
Physical Description
1 daybook (200 pages with loose page at end)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Other identifier: Account book 35
GUSN
194053
Reference Code
MS002.035

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Whittredge, Elisha
Whittredge, John
clothier operation (fulling mill)
Material Type
daybooks

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