Ledger and daybook of Ezekiel Bailey, Hallowell, Maine, 1834-1846

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1834-1846

GUSN

GUSN-181143

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Description

This 1834-1846 ledger and daybook of Ezekiel Bailey, a carpet manufacturer in Hallowell, Maine, lists the prices of carpets, tools, and materials used in carpet making and marketing, as well as the prices of curtains and various fabrics. These documents and two loose pages of figures record a considerable number of payments for labor, hauling, and specific farm chores.

Details

Descriptive Terms

manufacturers
manufacturing
carpets
curtains
cloth
prices
wages
farming
farms
floor coverings
ledgers (account books)
daybooks

Additional Identification Number

Other identifier Account book 2

Physical Description

1 ledger and daybook (73 pages)
2 loose pages

Collection Code

MS002

Collection Name

Account books collection

Reference Code

MS002.002

Places

Hallowell (Kennebec county, Maine)

Record Details

Originator

Bailey, Ezekiel (Manufacturer)

Material Type

ledgers (account books)
daybooks

Subjects

Oilcloth (LCSH)
Agricultural laborers
Chores

Description Level

Item