Ledger of John Barlow, Boston, Mass., 1766-1792

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1766-1792

GUSN

GUSN-194056

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Description

Lists orders and prices for woven cloth with some detail regarding the weaving process. The credit side is a fine example of barter. Many farming items interspersed with genealogical notes on last page and note about one tailoring job done at customer's home.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ledgers (account books)

Additional Identification Number

Other identifier Account book 38

Physical Description

1 ledger (77 pages)

Collection Code

MS002

Collection Name

Account books collection

Reference Code

MS002.038

Record Details

Material Type

ledgers (account books)

Descriptive Terms

Mallet, Ruth- employee
Carlisle, MA
New Fairfield, CT
itinerant tailor
agriculture (flax)
clothing/styles (hats)
weaving methods (weft pattern)

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