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Elizabeth Amsden of Deerfield, Massachusetts, was a single woman who made her living as a weaver. Shortly before she died in 1768, she made a list of all her belongings (an inventory) and "sold, set over & delivered" them to Salah Barnard. By studying the things belonging to a person we can learn something about that person. Two neighbors of Mr. Amsden witnessed this document.