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Hugh Hall account book, 1728-1733

Item Information

Title:
Hugh Hall account book, 1728-1733
Description:
This account book of Hugh Hall (1693-1773) lists in detail goods imported and exported for his employers in Barbados: fish, furniture, candles, oil, corn, wine, soap, and slaves, among other items. The account book also lists sales of "bag hollands," "garlettes," and other textiles, as well as personal expenses incurred for the upkeep of family members in Barbados. From the Hugh Hall papers
Creator:
Hall, Hugh
Date:
1728–1733
Format:
Manuscripts
Location:
Massachusetts Historical Society
Collection (local):
Massachusetts Historical Society Collection
Subjects:
Commerce
Merchants
Slave trade
Hall, Hugh, 1693-1773
Places:
Peru
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Barbados
Boston (Mass.)
Extent:
13.5 cm x 8.4 cm
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Language:
English
Identifier:
nuview_736