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Abba, 78, 94 Abbot, Abiel, 28 Abernethie, Thomas, 13–14 account books, 55, 93, 111, 112, 121–22, 140, 154–56 Adams, William, 62 advertisements, 36–37, 44–45, 51, 60, 107, 110, 129, 133, 152–53, 157 advice books for women, 119–21, 146, 174–75, 184–85, 191 African Americans. See free blacks; slaves African Union Society, 118 Allen, Mary, 124 Allen, Rebecca, 124 Almy, Elizabeth, 20, 93 Almy, John, 93 artisan republicanism, 59–60, 66, 128 Atlantic commerce, 51–53, 56–58, 67, 90, 104, 125–26, 130, 160 Atlantic service economy, 39–40, 66–67, 193; and boarding, 40–45, 49, 89; and capital, 115; and cash, 112; and credit, 77–78; and family labor, 59–66; and free blacks, 45–47; and shopkeepers, 51–53, 55–56, 153, 165; and slaves, 46, 53–55; and tavern keepers, 50–51, 56 Auber, 150 auctions, 55, 156–59, 172, 186 Audley, Robert, 114 Auslander, Leora, 188 Austen, Jane, 144 Austins, Niobe, 57 Babett, Jacob, 117 Bagnal, Robert, 165 Ball, Caroline, 143 Ball, Jane, 64–65, 113, 148 Ball, John Jr., 141 Ball, John Sr., 10, 27, 126, 141 banks, 102, 106, 118 Bannister, Thomas, 84 Barbara, 48 Barker, Abigail, 106–7 barter, 54–55, 58, 98, 108–9, 113 Bartram, John, 157 Beck, 122, 177, 186, 188 Bedon, Mary, 78, 94 Bella, 132, 146 Betty, 167 Biddles, Becky, 8 Binah, 148 Bishop, James, 77 “Black Rachel,” 64 Blodget, William, 74–75 boarding and lodging, 27, 29, 33, 40–45, 48–49, 62, 74, 77, 82, 85, 92, 95, 112, 124 Bolton, Martha, 88–89 bond, 78–80, 88–89, 90, 92, 95, 98, 107, 109, 126 Bonneau, Eleanor, 186 Bonneau, Francis, 186 book debt, 56, 74–78, 82, 86, 98. See also account books Booth, B. and Company, 53 Borden, Joseph, 84 Boss, Freelove, 33 Boston Tea Party, 163 Boydston, Jeanne, 127 Brenton, Samuel, 50, 177 Index 244 Index Brewer, Elizabeth, 174 Brewton, Miles, 91 Bridges, Mrs., 153–54 Brightman, Mary, 123 Brown, Hester, 54 Brown, Mary, 26 Brown, Sarah, 43 Bull, Phebe, 116 Burlingham, Elizabeth, 92 Burlingham, John, 92 Bushman, Richard, 172 Calibuff, Mary, 78, 94 Calibuff, Stephen, 94 Campbell, Henrietta, 48 Cantwell, John, 69, 90 Cantwell, Sarah, 69, 90 capitalism, uneven transition to, 3–4, 39, 70–71, 84–85, 102–3, 109, 120, 127, 149–51, 163, 184, 192–95 Carne, Elizabeth, 79 Carolina Homespun Company, 181 Carpenter, Jabez, 51, 56, 111–12, 137, 142 Carr, Peggy, 123 Carter, James, 85 cash, 1–5, 7, 11, 20, 33–34, 40, 45, 51, 53, 55, 77–78, 81, 85, 88, 93, 98, 102, 105, 108, 109–13, 128, 129–32, 136, 140–41, 156, 164–67, 178, 193, 194, 196. See also money Cattell, Barsheba, 117 Caty, 138–39, 146 Center, Ruth, 137 Champion, Lydia, 93 Champion, Reuban, 93 Chandler, Catherine, 29–30 Chandler, Hannah, 29–30 Chandler, Jonathan, 29–30 Chapone, Hester, 119, 121, 143, 146 Charleston, 7–11, 15–18, 34–36, 49; architecture , 30–32; charity in, 118, 121, 127, 141–42; and commerce, 72, 106–8, 126; elite families, 27, 122–23, 129, 141, 143– 44, 172, 185–86; female business trends, 28, 42–44, 56–58, 61–64, 66–67, 75–77, 114–15, 149–52, 179, 193; female investment trends, 78–82, 92–96, 98, 109, 193; political culture, 162, 169, 175–78, 181; postwar fashion, 172, 180–81; satire of, 22; slavery in, 19–21, 45–47, 53–55, 60–61, 66, 113, 146–50, 157–59, 168–69, 173–74, 186–87, 195–96; social organization , 13–14, 18–19, 23–25, 47 Charleston Investigator, 169 Charleston Ladies’ Benevolent Society, 118, 127 Charlotte, 186 choice, for consumers, 4–6, 129–31, 147–48, 159–60, 180, 184 Christie, Andrew, 42 Christie, Hepzibah Rose, 91 Christie, James, 91 Christie, Mary, 91 cities, port, 10, 13; Boston, 8, 19, 25, 35, 74, 104, 144–45, 155; compared to rural economies, 148; New York, 4, 8, 10, 25, 35, 57, 83–84, 94, 116, 125, 143–44, 154, 170; Philadelphia, 8, 24, 25, 41, 94, 118, 126, 132–34, 144, 164, 171, 191, 194; and urban demographics, 15–20, 21–22, 42. See also Charleston; Newport Clark, Bethia, 100 Clark, Joseph, 106 class, 101, 111, 113–15, 120–21, 132, 141–43, 188, 193 cleaning, 1, 8, 39, 48, 145 cloth, homespun, 56–57, 161–62, 165, 169, 175–76, 180 cloth, imported, 52, 53, 57–58, 77, 129, 132...

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ISBN
9780812203943
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9780812221596
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OCLC
802047770
Pages
264
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2012-12-20
Language
English
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No
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