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Account book of Silas Casey, merchant and farmer, East Greenwich, R.I.

MS008.02.02.04.001 (RS174487)

Description

This account book documents Silas Casey's farm accounts, including payments for weaving, farm labor, tanning, leasing of livestock, and foodstuffs, and it includes memoranda, which are chiefly dates and wages for farm laborers. This account book includes information that documents both the presence of free African Americans working at Silas Casey's farm and aspects of their lives outside of their work.

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Details

Collection Name
Casey family papers
Collection Code
MS008
Dates
1798-1813
Physical Description
180 pages
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Other identifier: CS-V-62
GUSN
194469
Reference Code
MS008.02.02.04.001

Record details

Originator
Casey, Silas, 1734-1814
Descriptive Terms
farming
labor
laborers
livestock breeders
tanning
wages
weaving
Material Type
account books
Subjects
African Americans
Places
East Greenwich (Kent county, Rhode Island)

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