1851-1852 · Lehigh PA
Lehigh PA: Brower, Hayes & Co. (Philadelphia), 1851-1852. A 10 leaf copy book written front and back. Inscribed inside cover "Charles GAble in Lehigh Township Northampton County state of Pennsylvania in Nrth America in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty, April 21, 1850." What follows is an accounting of his work ledger including the employer, the day, aount of time the activity and his pay in cents. Work included planting, hawling, mowing grass, hawling dung , thrashing, etc. and concluding with carpenter work. for the final few months through April 1852. The wood cut on the front cover depicts a lamp lighter. The back cover promotes Brower, Hayes & Co., Booksellers and Stationers. Measures 7 3/4" x 6".
(Inventory #: 28010956)