Guide to the Jacob Fine (fl. 1831-1857), Shoemaker Records1831-1857MG 102

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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Restrictions

Access Points

Administrative Information

Container List

Account Book

Guide to the Jacob Fine (fl. 1831-1857), Shoemaker Records1831-1857MG 102Inventory prepared by Kim Charlton as part of the "Farm to City" project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Guide to the Jacob Fine (fl. 1831-1857), Shoemaker Records
1831-1857

MG 102



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Inventory prepared by Kim Charlton as part of the "Farm to City" project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. December 2005. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Fine, Jacob.
Title: Jacob Fine (fl. 1831-1857), Shoemaker Records
Dates:1831-1857
Abstract: Daybooks and account book kept by a shoemaker in Raritan, Somerset County, New Jersey.
Quantity: 0.25 linear feet
Collection Number: MG 102

Biographical Note

Jacob Fine (fl. 1831-1857) was a shoemaker in Raritan, Somerset County, New Jersey.

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Scope and Content Note

The records consist of three daybooks and an account book used by Jacob Fine to track his shoemaking business. The daybooks date from 1831-1834, 1835-1839, and 1843-1857 and record the daily business of making, mending, and soling shoes and boots. The entries are by date and note customer name, job, and price. Fine’s account book dates from 1833-1852 and tracks individual customer’s accounts. These entries are by person and record date and money owed. The accounts are not indexed. There are also miscellaneous receipts, promissory notes, and accounts inserted between the pages of the four volumes.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff.

Use Restrictions

Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.

The New Jersey Historical Society complies with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code), which governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Names:
Fine, Jacob.
Subject Topics:
Shoemakers--New Jersey--Newark.
Shoemaking--New Jersey--Newark.
Shoes.
Subject Places:
Raritan (N.J.)
Somerset County (N.J.)
Document Types:
Account Books.
Financial records.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 102, Jacob Fine (fl. 1831-1857), Shoemaker Records, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

The record books were the gift of William S. Hunt in 1938. They were a part of a larger donation containing photographs, books, pamphlets, and a 1756-1759 record book kept by Andrew Leake, also of Somerset County (MG 118). The volumes were labeled with the accession numbers M2730-M2733 at the time of their donation.

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Container List

 

Account Book

BoxFolderTitleDate
11Daybook 1831-1834
12Daybook 1835-1839
13Daybook 1843-1857
BoxFolderTitleDate
4 (OS)Daybook 1833-1852

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