Ledger of Thomas Barnes, Waltham, Mass., 1810-1832

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1810-1832

GUSN

GUSN-181144

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Description

This 1810-1832 ledger of Thomas Barnes, a mason in Waltham, Massachusetts, itemizes prices for labor and the construction and repair of houses in the Boston area. Near the end of the ledger there are notes pertaining to the attendance of apprentices and the delivery of goods, meat, and wood. The ledger includes references to the town of Waltham, Theodore Lyman Esq., Christopher Gore, Capt. Samuel Townsend, Harrison G. Otis Esq., William Pratt Esq., William Payne Esq., and the Boston Manufacturing Co.

Details

Descriptive Terms

masons (construction workers)
masonry
wages
houses
construction (assembling)
repairing
apprentices
wood (plant material)
labor
dwellings
ledgers (account books)

Additional Identification Number

Other identifier Account book 3

Physical Description

1 ledger (83 pages)
4 loose slips of paper

Collection Code

MS002

Collection Name

Account books collection

Reference Code

MS002.003

Places

Waltham (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Barnes, Thomas (Stonemason)

Material Type

ledgers (account books)

Other People

Lyman, Theodore, 1753-1839
Gore, Christopher, 1758-1827
Townsend, Samuel
Otis, Harrison Gray, 1765-1848
Pratt, William, Esq.
Payne, William, Esq.

Other Organizations

Boston Manufacturing Company

Subjects

Delivery of goods
Meat

Description Level

Item