Lewis Smith Account Book, 1784-1828.
Call no.: MS 085 bd
Lewis Smith of South Hadley, Massachusetts kept a sporadic record of his business and personal credits and debits from 1784-1828. Smith ran a cider mill along a river, possibly the Connecticut. In his papers he mentions buying a part ownership in a sawmill in 1790. Smith also sold large amounts of hides, meat, tallow, lard, and soap, and he had a sizeable farm where he grew rye, barley, wheat, hay and raised cattle, pigs, and sheep.
- Farmers--Massachusetts--South Hadley
- South Hadley (Mass.)--History
Types of material
- Account books