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Manuscript Group 935, Enoch Middleton (fl. 1831 - 1856), Shoemaker

Account book, 1831 - 1856, 0.2 linear feet / 1 volume

Call Number: MG 935


Summary:

Account book, 1831-1856, of Enoch Middleton, a shoemaker in Burlington County, New Jersey.

 

Biographical Note:

Enoch Middleton was a farmer, who also made and repaired shoes in North Crosswicks, Burlington County, New Jersey.

 

Provenance Note:

The source of this collection is unknown.

 

Scope and Content Note:

This collection consists of an account book used by Enoch Middleton from 1831 to 1856.  Each customerís account contains columns for the date and the price paid.  Middleton sold agricultural products (i.e. corn, rye, wheat, apples, vinegar) and performed such tasks as sharpening ploughshares, taking cattle to pasture, and making and repairing shoes.

 

Related Collections:

Manuscript Group 527, Enoch Middleton (fl. 1830-1850) Daybooks

Manuscript Group 1032, George Middleton (1800-1888) Papers

See other shoemakers' records.

 

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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