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Seth Stowers Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00769

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Ledger, 1769-1811, of Seth Stowers of Hingham, Massachussetts. Includes entries for the sale of tobacco, fish, shoes, cloth, vineagar, and other household products. Also includes entries about the hiring out of day laborers, plowing, glazing, and making barrels. There are also entries of Elijah Stowers during the Revolutionary War, including for an ounce of tea in a hospital. Finally, there is one page of entries in a separate hand that date from 1808 to 1811.

Dates

  • 1769-1811

Language of Materials

English

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.

Conditions Governing Use:

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Biographical Information:

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Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Related Materials:

Early American History Resources in the Special Collections Research Center

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Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed by Benjamin Bromley in September 2011.

Title
Guide to the Seth Stowers Ledger
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Benjamin Bromley, Public Services Archives Specialist.
Date
2011-09-22
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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