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MS022 OV Box 8 - Charles Lidgett, Ledger

Charles Lidget was a Boston merchant dealing in cloth, ironware, gunpowder, hides, beaver, pork, fish, lumber, wine, high quality linens, gloves, hats, ribbons and buttons. The ledger dates from 1677-1679 and 1684-1687. The following is excerpted from research compiled by Laurence Throckmorton Bussey and Pete Leavenworth in 1997 titled "Boston Merchant Charles Lidget and his Book of Accounts," call number REF F73.25 .L52 B87. The research document contains an index of individuals and ships, found in the People and Search Terms fields of this catalog record: Charles Lidget was a prominent merchant in seventeenth century Boston. "In 1675, the New England merchant-traders had learned well