Business records of Joseph Lee

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The volume is a ledger used for different purposes at various periods and by a different merchant concern (1675-92) previous to its use by Joseph Lee. Its contents include invoices, details of cloths, rough accounts (1796-1825), a record of the letting of stands, a copy of a will, notes of Joseph Lee's income from land, and at the end a valuation of all lands in the town of Idle, including some mills

Administrative / Biographical History

Joseph Lee, of Idle, near Leeds, was a woollen manufacturer, established ca. 1800 (Joseph with William Lee)

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Note

In English

Other Finding Aids

Described in Patricia Hudson, The West Riding wool textile industry: a catalogue of business records from the sixteenth to the twentieth century, 1975

Corporate Names