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Guide to the John Kimball Papers, 1835-1841

Collection number: MS 2

Size: 1 folder (0.10 cu.ft.)

About John Kimball

John Kimball was born in Wenham, Massachusetts in 1767. He was trained as a shoemaker, but later became a prosperous farmer and peddler in Wilton, New Hampshire. Kimball travelled to New Ipswich, Lowell and Milford, Massachusetts to sell produce, oxen and meat, and to haul stone, wood, and lumber.

About the John Kimball Papers

Manuscript diary and account book (1835-1841) of John Kimball of Wilton, New Hampshire. Includes records of daily tasks and business transactions, including items purchased, together with names and prices paid for such, as well as his son’s expenses at Milford Academy.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the authors of these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], John Kimball Papers, 1835-1841, MS 2, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

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