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 File — Box: Small Collections Box 70, Folder: 1

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

Journal, 1827-1831 of Edward Thurston, a mason working in Fall River Massachusetts. The journal is made up almost entirely of financial records, showing how much he paid workers and various supply orders. Also included in the Journal are Journal entries chronologically earlier show only a few other employees being paid, while some of the later entries there are between 10 to 15 workers. Edward Thurston work with many of the major factories and citizens of Fall River at the time, including the Pocasset Manufacturing Company, Fall River Company, Richard Borden and several others. The Pocasset Manufacturing Company was the mill that started the Great Fall River fire of 1928. Related material of Edward Thurston can be found through Mss. Acc. 2013.049


  • Creation: 1827-1831


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.


From the Collection: 0.05 Linear Feet



Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository