The Accounts of Two Pennsylvania German Furniture Makers -- Abraham Overholt, Bucks County, 1790-1833, and Peter Ranck, Lebanon County, 1794-1817 (Sources and Documents of the Pennsylvania Germans: III)
by Keyser, Alan G. et al.
Breinigsville, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania German Society, 1978. Softcover. VG- (Covers and outer spine are slightly aged, interior is quite clean.). White & illus. paper wraps, 238 pp. "The account book kept by the Pennsylvania German farmer and craftsman is a rich source for knowledge bout all phases of life in the Pennsylvania German community. A delightfully surprising variety of these records remains, many of them locked into German or English of various degrees of readability. The records selected for use in this volume are those of two furniture makers." (intro) Includes entries about customers, pieces built, how much money or how many goods were exchanged for the service, etc. Fascinating material for historians and genealogists.
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