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19th CENTURY ACCOUNTS BOOKS OF A W.J. BROWN, LABORER.

Mostly Lapeer, Mich. March 23, 1857 to November 1884. 12x7.5", leather backed marbled boards, approx 50-60 lined pages (moostly filled-in in ink or pencil), poor condition: spine and covers weel worn, chipping, inner hinges cracked, contents stained, toned and soiled. Most of the writing poor, but an interesting record of life in rural Michigan before and after the Civil War, with entries for pay from various local employers, food prices, etc. (at one point, he was receiving $13.75 for 6 days work and paying $3.50 for 7 days board). Brown's records stop in April 1863 and resume a few years later (dur to posible service in the war?). An interesting piece.


Book Id: 95-2425

Price: $250.00

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