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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.

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.

William Pringle Papers

 Collection — Box 1
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 on a seed business in America with his brother acting as agent. Other than seeds, subjects discussed in the 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.

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.