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Manuscript Group 560, Shoemaker’s Account Book
1825-1826, 0.1 linear feet / 1 volume
Call Number: MG 560
Some entries suggest that this shoemaker may have worked in or around Rahway, Union County, New Jersey.
The source of this collection is unknown.
This volume contains the accounts of an unknown Union County shoemaker dating from 1825-1826. Each customer’s account contains entries consisting of the date, job and price. The shoemaker’s daily work largely involved mending shoes and selling materials for shoemaking. A majority of the customers were residents of Union County and included the Baldwin family, John Badgley, Benjamin Moore, Jacob Alwood, and Eliza Danley.
See other shoemakers' records/papers.
Processed by James Lewis, January 2001 as part of the "Farm to City" project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
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