Account book, 1694-1697, 1787-[ca. 1900].


Account book, 1694-1697, 1787-[ca. 1900].

Records debits and credits accrued by Ward from 1694 to 1697 for such activities as spinning and weaving as well as money and items received for yards of cloth. Entries were crossed out when the account was settled. Ward also used the volume to document money paid for building houses for his sons. The volume was later used by Eliphatet Gay to keep miscellaneous accounts, mostly related to agriculture. Members of the Gay family used the manuscript to record birth and death dates for several generations.

1 v. ; 20 cm.

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Ward, Robert David (person)

Robert Ward was a weaver in Massachusetts, probably in the vicinity of Dedham. From the description of Account book, 1694-1697, 1787-[ca. 1900]. (Winterthur Library). WorldCat record id: 122649901 Robert David Ward was born in Montevallo, Alabama, in 1929, son of a professor at Alabama College for Women (now the University of Montevallo). Memories of his upbringing figure in his later books, Lamar and Me, and Time Has Made a Change in Me. He received his M.S. in History at A...