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Account book kept by unknown person recording transportation of goods such as salt, molasses, and rum, up and down the Connecticut River during the years 1753 through 1756.

Tax record book showing property owned and its value.

Tax record book showing property owned and its value.

George Cutler & Co. account book page showing purchases by Edward Dickinson and William Austin Dickinson.

Many of the early settlers combined some other occupation with that of farming. Nathaniel Smith, who was among the first of the East Inhabitants of Hadley, was a doctor, the first to practice his profession in the new settlement.

Two pages from Simeon Clark's account book showing records related to Martha Selfring and Edward Selfring. Under Martha's name is listed work relating to weaving and sewing. Under Edward's name is listed work relating to providing food goods.

Account Book Warner Simeon Clark 1757 600 dpi.jpg
Section from the account book of David Warner, a local blacksmith, showing work he completed for Simeon Clark. Some of the jobs listed: fixing the rim on a dishkettle, fixing grips for a harrow, mending chain, and mill work in a saw mill. The account…
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