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Tailoring--United States--History

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Daybook of an Unknown Tailor (Mobile, Alabama)

Identifier: MsV At2 Oversize
Scope and Contents

Daybook of an unknown tailor from Mobile, Alabama. 376 pages. The book also contains time records of employees.

Dates: 1836 October 1-1837 September 14

Vida Inglewood Letter

Identifier: SC 01489
Scope and Contents

Letter to niece Lena about family and health, talking about raising chickens and the price of feed, an illness that results in cramps and severe pain every 16-18 day, asking for genealogical information to write a family tree, and various sewing and crocheting projects.

Dates: 1917 March 3

George See, Jr., Ledger

Identifier: Mss. MsV Ad153-154
Scope and Contents

Ledgers of George See, Jr., tailor and shoemaker, of Moorefield, Hardy County, Va. 1819-1872. With separate index, containing also a few accounts, 1829.

Note:  The book contains also the measurements of many customers.

Dates: 1819-1872

William Pringle papers

Identifier: Mss. 68 P93
Scope and Contents

Letters, 1783-1800, written by William Pringle to his brother John Pringle, a tailor in Georgetown [District of Columbia]. William Pringle carried a seed business in America with his brother acting as agent. Other subjects discussed in letters include the new city of Washington; the war between France and England; politics and the economy in America and England; and the sending of William Pringle's son to America to apprentice as a tailor.

Dates: 1783-1800