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(Bulk dates: 1770-1779)
|Title:||Nathaniel Baldwin, Shoemaker Account Book|
|Abstract:||Account book of Nathaniel Baldwin, a shoemaker in Newark, New Jersey. The account book is indexed.|
|Quantity:||0.2 linear ft. (1 volume)|
|Collection Number:||MG 74|
Nathaniel Baldwin (fl. 1769-1799), the son of Elijah Baldwin (ca. 1718-1766), was probably the great-grandson of John Baldwin, Sr., a shoemaker from Milford, Connecticut who was granted tracts of land in Newark, New Jersey. Nathaniel Baldwin, and probably his father and his brother Elias, were also Newark shoemakers. It is possible that the three were in business together.
Nathaniel Baldwin’s account book contains records from the years 1769-1799, with the majority of transactions taking place in the 1770s. Accounts are labeled with the name of the customer and each entry includes the date, job, and price. Typical jobs include mending, making, and soling shoes and boots. There is an index located in the front of the volume, a number of torn-out pages in the rear, and loose papers inserted between the pages that record additional account information. These papers have been left in their original location.
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|Baldwin, John, Sr.|
|Ledgers (Account books)|
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This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 74, Nathaniel Baldwin, Shoemaker Account Book, The New Jersey Historical Society.
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|1||1||Shoemaker Account Book||1769-1799|
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