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Ledger of John Barlow, Boston, Mass., 1766-1792

Description

Lists orders and prices for woven cloth with some detail regarding the weaving process. The credit side is a fine example of barter. Many farming items interspersed with genealogical notes on last page and note about one tailoring job done at customer's home.

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Details

Collection Name
Account books collection
Collection Code
MS002
Dates
1766-1792
Physical Description
1 ledger (77 pages)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Other identifier: Account book 38
GUSN
194056
Reference Code
MS002.038

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Carlisle, MA
Mallet, Ruth- employee
New Fairfield, CT
agriculture (flax)
clothing/styles (hats)
itinerant tailor
weaving methods (weft pattern)
Material Type
ledgers (account books)

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