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Box US 11


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286. MAUDE, WILLIAM & JOHN. Brewer's Duties & Commonplace Books (2), Early 19th Century, England & Frontier America. Ink, in legible hands. Leeds, England: Ca. 1820. Narrow 4to. Ca. 124 & 50 pp. Full contemporary calf., 1820

 Item — Box: US 11
Identifier: Item 1
Scope and Contents Even by the standards of such books, these two volumes concern a remarkably diverse array of subjects. William Maud, evidently of Wetherby, York, England, b. 1787 served as a customs official in Great Britain; he was employed at the excise office in Leeds in 1830. His son, John, migrated to New England where he worked in mills; the son was involved in a "colony" in Iowa, in Delaware County. Both of these books show signs of being used over a long period, for a variety of purposes. In some...
Dates: 1820