Stock book of L.F. Brett, Duxbury, Mass., Feb. 1, 1843

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1843-02-01

GUSN

GUSN-193826

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Description

Stock book of L. F. Brett of Duxbury, Massachusetts, dated February 1, 1843. Listed are a variety of clothing items and accessories, such as scarves, handkerchiefs, and hosiery. Other entries refer to children's clothing, sewing supplies and notions, foundations, and textiles. Household items listed include: tablecloths; trimmings; brushes; varnish; screws; latches; and baking and cooking utensils. Included within the blue pages is an inventory of store items "Removed to Kingstone." Overall, this gives a detailed picture of the type of commerce carried on in the mid-19th century. Bound in leather with a marbleized paper cover, 6.75 x .75 x 16.125 inches.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tables (support furniture)
cookware
account books

Additional Identification Number

Other identifier 133

Physical Description

1 account book

Collection Code

MS002

Collection Name

Account books collection

Reference Code

MS002.133

Record Details

Material Type

account books

Description Level

Item