Account book, Danvers, Mass., 1846-1852

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1846-1852

GUSN

GUSN-194050

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Description

Lists a wholesaler's payments to workers doing piecework in boot and shoe making, with females well represented. Some accounts list purchased supplies (307ff, 349). Almost completely reused for newspaper clippings (starting with the Civil War period) of Mary Jane Mansfield. Longhand copy of lengthy "Ballad of the White Hills" (Willey House, NH) by Dr. T.W. Parsons of Boston appears on end pages.

Details

Descriptive Terms

account books

Additional Identification Number

Other identifier Account book 32

Physical Description

1 account book (552 pages)

Collection Code

MS002

Collection Name

Account books collection

Reference Code

MS002.032

Record Details

Material Type

account books

Descriptive Terms

Lovejoy, Ebenezer (leather dealer)
F.S. Newhall & Co.
Horton Hall & Co.
Pratt Bucklin & Co.
leather
labor
ballad (folk)
shoe industry

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