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Overview: Multiple collections of account books and other material relating to the whaling industry chiefly from New Bedford Massachusetts.
Account books and records of sawmills, lumber dealers, and makers of various wood products, New England and New York
Scope and Contents: Records of lumber dealers: Asa Tarbell Newhall, Lynn, Mass. (1810-1822); Hugh Anderson, Warren, Me. (1819-1849); East Boston Timber Company, Boston (1834-1840); and an unidentified person from the New Bedford, Mass. area (1852-1854), including some accounts of Moses H. Bliss and Moses A. Fellows, Ipswich, Mass. (1883). Records of sawmills: John H. Clindennin, Salem, N.H. (1822-1836); an unidentified sawmill, probably of Oxford or Sutton, Mass. (1830-1832); and John Capen, Goshen, Vt....
Overview: Account books and records of shipbuilders located in New England and New York, 1754-1923.
Scope and Contents: Account books and ledgers of the following blacksmiths: Samuel Bunker of Huntington, Vt., 1802-1828; John Rice of Auburn, Mass., 1809-1813; Isaac Kimball of Mason Village and Temple, N.H., 1817-1846; Hiram H. Bedwell of Berkshire or Richford, N.Y., 1826-1836; Charles Bird of West Needham, Mass., 1833-1858; William T. Wood, blacksmith and ice tool maker of Arlington, Mass., 1835-1849.
Scope and Contents: Daybook of Thompson Weeks and Company, Boston and Charlestown, Mass., 1845-1847; three account books of F.W. Fish, wheelwright, Fayetteville, Vt., 1860-1888.
Scope and Contents: Mainly records showing charges for farm labor and sales of farm products. Includes accounts of Nathaniel Brintnall, Roger Cone, Phineas Goodrich, Joseph Heald Jr., William Hosmer, Job Knapp, Collins Moore, Dennis Northrup, William H. Odiorne, the Phelps Family, Otis Sherman, Tuttle Farm, Harrison Whiting, and Stephen Williams, and accounts of Knight Day, a storekeeper.
Scope and Contents: Account books, daybooks, and ledgers of men performing a variety of labor, including farm work, carpentry, and shoe mending: Nehemiah Healy of Winchester, N.H., 1811-1835; John Hobbs of Andover, N.H., 1818-1845; Alpheus Jewett of Sharon, Conn., 1819-1835; an unidentified laborer of Bennington, Vt., 1824-1848; David W. Campbell of Cherryfield, Me., 1828-1830; Captain Lott Forbush of Westboro, Mass., 1830-1851; Calvin Fullerton of Fayston, Vt., 1831-1842; Benjamin B. Hall of Plymouth County,...
Scope and Contents: Ledger, 1872-1877, of the Barden and Murphy Livery, Sale and Boarding Stable in Pittsfield, Mass.; and daybook, 1877-1879, of the livery stable of Tillson Waterman and Company in Mechanic Falls, Me., which includes a list of personal property, 1887, inserted.
Scope and Contents: Accounts of Allen Danforth, Plymouth, Mass., for publishing The Old Colony Memorial, 1822-1828, including accounts of Danforth and Wells, a general store in Concord, N.H.; two cost books of the University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1879-1880, 1886; and ledger of Seth H. Clark, an engraver of Hartford, Conn., 1838-1858.
Scope and Contents: Daybooks of Ebenezer Thompson of Portsmouth, N.H., 1815-1821, and Schuyler Cobb and Company of Bucksport, Me., 1840-1852; and account books of unidentified ship chandlers from Newburyport, Mass., 1809-1815, and from New York City, 1811-1815.