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James F. Esten’s Account Book and Journal, 1833-1837

Collection Summary

Title James F. Esten’s Account Book and Journal
Span Dates 1833-1837; loose items 1862, 1864 and undated
Accession Number 2017-002
Creator Esten, James Francis, 1809-1885;  Esten, Emma Louisa Richmond, 1848-1930
Extent 1 bound volume, 4 loose leaves
Language English
Processing History Finding aid prepared by Julia Cowart in 2017.
Collection Summary:  Account book and journal of James F. Esten, involved in cotton manufacturing, that provides a detailed, observant account of a New England man’s role in the nuts and bolts of erecting the machinery and the mill—and of his life in the South.