Account book of William W. Oliver, Salem, Mass., 1800s

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1800s

GUSN

GUSN-194048

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Description

Shipping records and economic history of international scope include information on wool, cotton, tea, dyes etc., duties, and tariffs. Transportation information consists of lists of ships (named, with tonnage ports and dates of construction and owners' names) and rail freight rates. Quantities of consolidated data. A deed for Salem property, including a dwelling, is copied on the front pages.

Details

Descriptive Terms

account books

Additional Identification Number

Other identifier Account book 30

Physical Description

1 account book (130 pages) with accounts and long-term records collected

Collection Code

MS002

Collection Name

Account books collection

Reference Code

MS002.030

Record Details

Material Type

account books

Descriptive Terms

marine
textiles/fabrics
shipping (export-import)

Description Level

Item