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Pennsylvania Wool Industry Ledger
Identifier: SC MS 0217
Abstract This early 19th century ledger displays a number of Lehigh Valley family surnames which can offer an interesting insight for local genealogy. The main entries illustrate the business of wool textiles in the extended Lehigh Valley region regarding the costs paid and the amounts of wool processed in the carding and fulling mill business as well as other agricultural products such as grains and livestock. Also interesting notations were made regarding the difference in wages paid to men and...