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Memoranda and account book of James Robinson, laborer, Boston, Mass., 1846-1849

Description

Personal account of an Irishman living in Boston. Includes letters home to Ireland expressing "the conditions of a working man in America." Memoranda mentions work on farms, Boston wharfs, and at a water-works. Accounts note hours and wages for unspecified type of labor. Monthly accounts for living expenses.

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  • Memoranda and account book of James Robinson, laborer, Boston, Mass., 1846-1849 (current record)

Details

Collection Name
Account books collection
Collection Code
MS002
Dates
1846-1849
Physical Description
1 memoranda/account book (62 pages plus 4 loose receipts)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Other identifier: Account book 112
GUSN
194265
Reference Code
MS002.112

Record details

Descriptive Terms
Boston, MA
James Robinson
account book
laborer
memoranda
Material Type
account books

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