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|Title:||Josiah Miller Collection|
|Abstract:||This collection contains the business documents of Josiah Miller, a prosperous Quaker farmer and merchant located in Salem County, N.J.|
|Quantity:||.03 linear feet (3 folders)|
|Collection Number:||MG 1668|
Salem County, New Jersey resident Josiah Miller kept this collection. Josiah and his son of the same name were prosperous Quaker farmers and merchants of the Salem & Mannington Company. Josiah Sr. also became the guardian of his minor nephew John E. Nicholson who came of age in 1821.
This collection contains various types of documents from Josiah Miller's business dealings. It contains account books, receipts, labor and rent records, guardianship accounts, letters, pocket almanacs, financial memoranda and deeds, dating from 1761-1821. This collection also contains a few pieces of correspondence. The documents reflect the workings of a busy merchant and landowner, and mention transfers of land, inventory lists of goods bought and sold, and listings of paid debts.
|The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.|
|Nicholson, John E.|
|Farmers--New Jersey--Salem County.|
|Merchants--New Jersey--Salem County.|
|Quakers--New Jersey--Salem County.|
|Salem County (N.J.)|
This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1668, Josiah Miller Collection, The New Jersey Historical Society.
Josiah Miller Documents
|1||1||Josiah Miller Business Documents (Manuscripts, Receipts, Deeds, Labor and Rent Records, Guardianship Accounts)||1761-1821|
|1||2||Josiah Miller Business Booklets (Pocket Almanacs, Memorandum Book, Day Book)||1795-1819|
|1||3||Josiah Miller Hardcover Account Book kept as Guardian of John E. Nicholson||1814|
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