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Cover Handicraft Vol. III, No. 11 -"How They Do It In Deerfield"
In a February 1911 article about the Deerfield, Massachusetts, handcraft industries, Mary Allen (1858-1941) of Deerfield recognized the town as a pioneer in the Arts and Crafts Movement that was sweeping the nation.
Table of contents John Partridge Bull account book
Account books, like this one of gunsmith/blacksmith John Partridge Bull (1731-1813) of Deerfield, Massachusetts, recorded the business transactions of a man with his customers.
Page 1 "Distribution of Personal Estate of Mr. Ebenezer Wells of Deerfield"
Feb 18, 1784
When Ebenezer Wells (1730-1783) died, he probably did not leave a will, but he did leave a widow and eight children; therefore, a distribution of his personal estate was taken by three neighbors, appointed by the selectmen of the Town of Deerfield.
Volume 1 - Page 17 Ware Store Day Book [Vol. I]
Orlando Ware (1779-1860) operated a general store in Deerfield, Massachusetts, from 1803 to 1830; with few exceptions the store records are complete for those years.
document Bill of sale for slave named Kate
May 22, 1734
This bill of sale records the purchase by Israel Williams of Hatfield, Massachusetts, of a child named Kate in 1734.
Page 67a Account Book of Elijah Williams, Ledger B, Vol. 3
Storekeeper (Elijah Williams) accounts with Abijah Prince. This is a page from the account book of Deerfield, Massachusetts, storekeeper Elijah Williams (1712-1771) that includes purchases and payments from the free black man, Abijah Prince.
document Bill from Deerfield Selectmen for Military Supplies used in Shays' Rebellion
This invoice, dated 1787, was for supplies debted to various Deerfield residents in the period of Daniel Shays' Rebellion, which had begun in 1786.


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