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Mss:1 1793-1847 P734

Plumer family. Plumer family Business Records, 1793-1847 (inclusive): A Finding Aid

Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: Mss:1 1793-1847 P734
Repository: Baker Library Special Collections, Harvard Business School, Harvard University
Creator: Plumer family
Title: Plumer family business records
Date(s): 1793-1847
Quantity: .5 linear feet (5 volumes)
Language of materials: English
Abstract: The collection consists of five volumes of farming accounts kept by Samuel Plumer of Epping, New Hampshire, 1793-1847.

Provenance:

Purchase

Conditions Governing Access:

Appointment necessary to consult collection.

Preferred Citation:

Cite as: Plumer Family Collection. Baker Library Historical Collections. Harvard Business School.

Biographical Note:

Samuel Plumer married Betsy Cilley, daughter of General Joseph and Sarah (Longfellow) Cilley, on April 3, 1791 in Epping, New Hampshire. The couple lived on a farm in Epping and sold farm produce and engaged in agricultural pursuits such as haying, ploughing, planting, butchering, and sowing. A large amount of the family's income originated from their cider mill. Mrs. Plumer died December 18, 1809.

Scope and Content Note:

Collection consists of five volumes of farming accounts kept by Samuel Plumer of Epping, New Hampshire, 1793-1847. Volumes contain chronological entries for receipts and expenses for the farm, household and personal needs as well as legal and medical fees. Entries include date, name of individual, description of item or service purchased and amount charged.

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