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Ball, Joseph, 1758-1822

Existence: 1758 - 1822


  • Existence: 1758 - ca. 1822

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Martha Furnace daybook/diary

Accession: 0339

Martha Furnace was an iron plantation built in 1793 by the Pennsylvania ironmaster Isaac Potts (1750-1803) on a branch of the Wading River two miles above Harrisville in eastern Burlington County, New Jersey. The volume is a combined daybook and diary, containing a comprehensive account of the operation of a Pine Barrens iron plantation during the early 1800s.

Dates: 1808-1815