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Call No.: Mss:1 1760-1785 S799
Repository: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Title: Samuel Stearns daybook
Quantity: .25 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: Collection consists of a 112-page daybook belonging to Samuel Stearns, a farmer from Cambridge, Massachusetts, detailing financial transactions from 1760 to 1785.
Samuel Stearns resided in or near Cambridge, Massachusetts, circa 1760 to 1785. He sold a variety of agricultural products as well as timber and cider to residents in Boston, Waltham, Roxbury, Lexington, Concord, Cambridge and Watertown. Students at Harvard College frequently purchased cider from Samuel Stearns' mill.Samuel Stearns married Mary Biglo Ware on May 15, 1760 and had thirteen children.