Skip to main content

Newark (Del.)--Commerce

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note:

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Account books for a blacksmith shop in Newark, Delaware

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0005

These three volumes are account books for the Newark, Delaware, blacksmith shop of Gilbert W. Chambers, kept between 1887 and 1921.

Dates: 1887 December 31-1921 September 11

John Herdman's Day Book

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0147

This Newark, Delaware, hotel and tavern daybook belonged to owner, John David Herdman, Jr. It covers transactions for two-and-a-half years of the business with over 3000 entries, including the sale of beer, wine, and spirituous liquors from the tavern as well as charges for lodging at the hotel.

Dates: 1816 January 2-1818 June 30