A Guide to the Samuel Marston Daybook, 1766-1774 Marston, Samuel, Daybook, 1766-1774 MS 80.3.2

A Guide to the Samuel Marston Daybook, 1766-1774

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the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 80.3.2


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 80.3.2
Title
Samuel Marston Daybook, 1766-1774.
Extent
1 vol. (24 p.)
Creator
Samuel Marston
Language
English

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Preferred Citation

Samuel Marston Daybook, Manuscript 80.3.2, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1980.

Alternative Form

Also available on microfilm (M-1585)


Biographical/Historical Information

Samuel Marston was an English laborer, possibly itinerant, of the 18th century.

Scope and Content Information

Manuscript record, probably of English origin, of services carried out, individuals for whom services were performed, and payments received. Services rendered include hoeing, mowing, sowing flax, cultivating corn, planting, plowing, shearing sheep, making mortar and building stone walls, cutting and hauling wood, hauling bricks and iron ore, framing, working on wells and dams, tending coal pits, and working on roads. A hymn by Dr. Watts appears on one of the pages. Place names mentioned are Brintwood, Chester, and Exeter.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Marston, Samuel.
  • Subjects:

  • Labor and laboring classes--England--History--18th century.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Daybooks