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2.   Scope and content

3.   Provenance

4.   Processing note

5.   Inventory

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 Henry Sarle Papers

 Meat and produce dealer, Providence, R.I.

 Records, 1804-1831

 Size: 0.75 linear feet

 Catalog number: MSS 707

 Processed by: Rick Stattler, February 1999

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Historical note:

            Henry Sarle was a meat and produce dealer in Providence, Rhode Island, active in the early part of the nineteenth century. His wife was Amy Sarle. No other personal information could be gleaned.

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Scope and content:

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            The provenance of the seven account books and the deed is unknown. They appear to have been first cataloged in the mid-1970s. The carriage certificate was donated in 1999 by Helen-Marie Street.

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Processing note:

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Box 1, folder 1. "Book of long-standing petty debts" 1815-1831

  (also in folder 1) Miscellaneous account book, 1810-1825, including daybook 1811-1812

Box 1, folder 2. Ledger, 1814-1821

Box 1, folder 3. Ledger, 1821-1822

Box 1, folder 4. Deed to Samuel and Ziba Darling, 1816

Box 1, folder 5. Carriage certificate, 1814

Volume 1. Ledger, 1804-1814

Volume 2. Daybook, 1815-1817

Volume 3. Journal, 1816-1818

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Agriculture - Rhode Island - Providence

Carriages and carts - Rhode Island - Providence

General stores - Rhode Island - Providence

Providence, R.I. - Business records

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