Daybook of accounts of Thomas Normans, Boston, Mass., 1740-1750

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1740-1750

GUSN

GUSN-194196

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Description

Payment mainly for fabrics and foods. Other items include train oil, furs, silver, gold dust, one anchor, beeswax, dye, truckage, and wharfage. One list is comprised of names of personnel, with individual trades, on Good Ship Samaritan sailing for Carolina March 25, 1742. Index on pg. 175. The following pages at the end reproduce a breaking of a business contract and a request for indenturing a boy from the almshouse.

Details

Descriptive Terms

daybooks
account books

Physical Description

1 daybook of accounts (325 pages)

Collection Code

MS002

Collection Name

Account books collection

Reference Code

MS002.091

Record Details

Material Type

daybooks
account books

Descriptive Terms

Labor (indenture)
Marine (anchor, ships)
Shipping - Merchandising (wholesale and retail)
shipping - merchandising (wholesale and retail)

Description Level

Item