Daybook of Daniel Vose, probably Milton, Mass., 1789-1801

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1789-1801

GUSN

GUSN-194153

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Description

Book no. 6 to Ledger no. 5 itemizes purchases, primarily of groceries. Reams of paper are frequently among merchandise sold. Toward the latter section, considerable lumber, meal, and carting job entries. Rental of "sawmill house" and "carting from wharf to mill" help to identify the industrial aspects.

Details

Descriptive Terms

farming
seed
general stores
sawmills
paper mills
flour mills
daybooks

Additional Identification Number

Other identifier Account book 81

Physical Description

1 daybook (250 pages, with 3 loose pieces torn from book)

Collection Code

MS002

Collection Name

Account books collection

Reference Code

MS002.081

Places

Milton (Norfolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

daybooks

Description Level

Item