Memoranda and account book of James Robinson, laborer, Boston, Mass., 1846-1849

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1846-1849

GUSN

GUSN-194265

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  • Memoranda and account book of James Robinson, laborer, Boston, Mass., 1846-1849
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Description

Personal account of an Irishman living in Boston. Includes letters home to Ireland expressing "the conditions of a working man in America." Memoranda mentions work on farms, Boston wharfs, and at a water-works. Accounts note hours and wages for unspecified type of labor. Monthly accounts for living expenses.

Details

Descriptive Terms

account books

Additional Identification Number

Other identifier Account book 112

Physical Description

1 memoranda/account book (62 pages plus 4 loose receipts)

Collection Code

MS002

Collection Name

Account books collection

Reference Code

MS002.112

Record Details

Material Type

account books

Descriptive Terms

James Robinson
Boston, MA
laborer
memoranda
account book

Description Level

Item