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[I] "Workmen Employed on the farm of Samuel Isted Esq. from March 30th to April 4th Inclusive. /[II] . . . April 6th to 11th Inclusive /[III] . . . April 13th to 18th Inclusive /[IV] . . . April 20th to 25th Inclusive / [V] . . . April 27th to May 2nd Inclusive. ALSO: verso of April 6-11 leaf adds entries.

By: [Manuscript, United Kingdom – farm hand accounting for 5 weeks in 1812] Samuel Isted.

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Ecton, Borough of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire, England:, 1812.: 1812

Seller ID: BL4695

Folio. 5 folded sheets [approx. 19 x 15 ½ inches]. Condition: Excellent. Manuscript record of the worker salaries paid to operate the March 30-May 2, 1812 farm at the estate of Samuel Isted, Ecton. Each sheet, being a record of five weeks labor, lists the workers names, the days they worked, their duties on the farm, and the costs of the laborers as well as totals. Additional entries are made for "work about the home" [handymen] and another provision annotates the income received from rent, sale of wood, etc. The details are what is of particular interest, including a list of the n... View more info