Major John Dunlap : The Craftsman and His Community

Description

Major John Dunlap was a cabinetmaker, house joiner and farmer in Goffstown and Bedford, N.H. His account book provides important insight into the social and economic roles of a craftsman/husbandman in a rural farming community during the last half of the 18th century. Ann W. Dibble takes a look inside Dunlap's book to learn more about the man, his work and his community.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 243

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1978.068.251.004

Abstract

Major John Dunlap was a cabinetmaker, house joiner and farmer in Goffstown and Bedford, N.H. His account book provides important insight into the social and economic roles of a craftsman/husbandman in a rural farming community during the last half of the 18th century. Ann W. Dibble takes a look inside Dunlap's book to learn more about the man, his work and his community.

Date Notes

Volume 68, Number 251 (Winter/Spring, 1978)

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Record Details

Originator

Ann W. Dibble (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1978). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England