Grocers: "Wasn't any disgrace to ask for credit."

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Grocers: "Wasn't any disgrace to ask for credit.",

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FAMILY FINANCES
Usually went to town on Saturday. Grocers would "carry" (allow purchases on credit) farmers on books through the winter until they could pay after the harvest. No disgrace to need credit. Store keepers were as honest as farmer.