Daybook of Caleb Warner, Ipswich, Mass., 1737-1800

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1737-1800

GUSN

GUSN-194053

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Description

Lists (not consecutively) the processes involved in the production of woolen cloth - dyeing, spinning, weaving, fulling, and tailoring - carried on at a fulling mill and clothier's shop. Specifies the charges for each type of labor. Farm chores are listed among services charged for at the mill, some as barter. Jobs listed among other business reveal several roofs thatched and a schoolhouse moved. Purchases include foods, ashes, child care and a great variety of others. In the communication (loose pages at end), an Essex Junction (Vermont) Justice of the Peace calls a proprietor's meeting (1791).

Details

Descriptive Terms

daybooks

Additional Identification Number

Other identifier Account book 35

Physical Description

1 daybook (200 pages with loose page at end)

Collection Code

MS002

Collection Name

Account books collection

Reference Code

MS002.035

Record Details

Material Type

daybooks

Descriptive Terms

Whittredge, John
Whittredge, Elisha
clothier operation (fulling mill)

Description Level

Item