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Samuel and Bethel Morris Account Book, 1819-1835

 Collection — Box: 1, Bound Volume: 1
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2009.142
Scope and Contents Account book, 1819-1835, of Connecticut textile entrepreneurs Samuel and Bethel Morris, possibly of Danbury, Fairfield County. Contains detailed transactions with named male and female textile workers, who worked out of in their own homes, participating in a cottage industry managed by the Morrises. The Morrises oversaw network of textile workers in specified area villages like Haystown, Longridge, Newfield, Oxford, "Redding" and Stonyhill (the Morrises generally appended towns of residence...

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