Collection number: MS 118 Oversize
Size: 1 oversize item
About John Dennis (Blacksmith)
Blacksmith of New Portland, Me.
About the John Dennis Account Book
The account book documents the day-to-day life of a country blacksmith – noting everything
from shoeing horses to repairing organs. Dennis recorded charges and payments for
his work, household accounts and expenditures, and the salaries of hired laborers.
The inside back cover lists the names and birth dates of Dennis’ children.
This collection is open.
Copyright is retained by the authors of these papers, or their descendants, as
stipulated by United States copyright law.
John Dennis Account Book, 1804-1834, MS 118, Milne Special
Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
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