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Ledger of Mather Withington, 1792-1831

Description

A partially indexed itemization of professional services (appraising, measuring, protracting, writing warrants, and making appearances in court) with reimbursement by selectmen. An equal amount of space is taken up with household and personal expenditures and labor including farm chores, masonry, and construction. Barter system evident. Family genealogical notes at end.

Boston surveys by Withington of Roxbury, Dorchester, MA, etc. are in the Bostonian Society Library.

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Details

Collection Name
Account books collection
Collection Code
MS002
Dates
1792-1831
Physical Description
1 ledger (139 pages, with 3 loose slips, 1 with an account)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Other identifier: Account book 60
GUSN
194113
Reference Code
MS002.060

Record details

Descriptive Terms
farming (horticulure - seaweed, ox to breaking, etc.)
masonry
surveyor
Material Type
ledgers (account books)

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