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Frances Wells married Isaac Miles (1808-1869) in 1840. Isaac was in partnership with Joel Lyons (1813-1893). Miles & Lyons did carpentry, cabinets, coffins, furniture and repairs in Greenfield, Massachusetts. Frances made the shrouds, robes, stocks, and coffin linings for the firm and kept her own daybook of accounts. The firm paid her in cash.


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Frances Miles account book

creator   Frances Miles
date   1852-1866
location   Greenfield, Massachusetts
width   4.0"
height   6.5"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Personal Documents/Account book
accession #   #L04.018

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