Ledger of Mather Withington, 1792-1831

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1792-1831

GUSN

GUSN-194113

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Description

A partially indexed itemization of professional services (appraising, measuring, protracting, writing warrants, and making appearances in court) with reimbursement by selectmen. An equal amount of space is taken up with household and personal expenditures and labor including farm chores, masonry, and construction. Barter system evident. Family genealogical notes at end.

Boston surveys by Withington of Roxbury, Dorchester, MA, etc. are in the Bostonian Society Library.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ledgers (account books)

Additional Identification Number

Other identifier Account book 60

Physical Description

1 ledger (139 pages, with 3 loose slips, 1 with an account)

Collection Code

MS002

Collection Name

Account books collection

Reference Code

MS002.060

Record Details

Material Type

ledgers (account books)

Descriptive Terms

farming (horticulure - seaweed, ox to breaking, etc.)
masonry
surveyor

Description Level

Item