Account book of Roger Orvis, Goshen, Conn., 1771-1807, 1809-1814

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

GUSN

GUSN-194374

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Description

Manuscript account books kept from 1771 to 1807 by builder, furniture-maker, and agricultural worker Roger Orvis of Goshen and Norfolk, Litchfield County, CT, to record his work framing buildings, performing specified agricultural work, and making bedsteads and sleighs, for named Litchfield County residents for recorded fees, and the balancing of their accounts with specified credits. Together with a concluding section of Orvis family weaving pattern diagrams, textile dye recipes, and weaving accounts, 1809 to 1814, some dated at "Farisburgh" i.e. Ferrisburg, Addison County, Vermont.

Details

Descriptive Terms

account books

Physical Description

1 account book

Collection Code

MS002

Collection Name

Account books collection

Date of Acquisition

2007

Reference Code

MS002.136

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Record Details

Material Type

account books

Description Level

Item