Daybook of Mill Merino, possibly Providence, R.I., 1826-1829

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1826-1829

GUSN

GUSN-194142

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Description

Itemizes purchases of varied stock (foods, household items, fabrics, tools etc.) by "Mill Merino," and the retail sales to customers (between 5 and 20 per day). Yardgoods are prominent. 6 pages reused for published recipes. The loose page and inside covers have some lists, remedies, and recipes. A note ("waste in the waste house 2899 lbs.") suggests a woolen (merino) mill. A punch recipe on front cover.

Details

Descriptive Terms

daybooks

Additional Identification Number

Other identifier Account book 76

Physical Description

1 daybook (266 pages, with 1 loose page)

Collection Code

MS002

Collection Name

Account books collection

Reference Code

MS002.076

Record Details

Material Type

daybooks

Descriptive Terms

Burrillville, RI
fabrics
recipes/food
general store
clothier's shop

Description Level

Item