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Daybook of Mill Merino, possibly Providence, R.I., 1826-1829

Description

Itemizes purchases of varied stock (foods, household items, fabrics, tools etc.) by "Mill Merino," and the retail sales to customers (between 5 and 20 per day). Yardgoods are prominent. 6 pages reused for published recipes. The loose page and inside covers have some lists, remedies, and recipes. A note ("waste in the waste house 2899 lbs.") suggests a woolen (merino) mill. A punch recipe on front cover.

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Details

Collection Name
Account books collection
Collection Code
MS002
Dates
1826-1829
Physical Description
1 daybook (266 pages, with 1 loose page)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Other identifier: Account book 76
GUSN
194142
Reference Code
MS002.076

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Burrillville, RI
clothier's shop
fabrics
general store
recipes/food
Material Type
daybooks

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