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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Booth and Green family account-keeping exercise book and ledgers

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0004

This account-keeping exercise book, general store ledger, and shoemaker’s ledger reflect the economic activities of members of the Booth and Green families as well as other residents of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, between 1807 and 1857.

Dates: 1807 April 3-1857 April 29

Jonas Davis account book and diary

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0006

This volume is an account book and diary kept by Jonas Davis, a farmer and resident of Temple, New Hampshire, between 1849 and 1859.

Dates: 1849 January 1-1859 October 8

Sarah R. Latimer account-keeping exercise book

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0150

Sarah R. Latimer, a resident of Wilmington, Delaware, completed this account-keeping exercise circa 1808-1809. The exercise includes a sample daybook and ledgers.

Dates: approximately 1808-1809

Account book for a Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, general store

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0002

This daybook was kept between 1817 and 1818 at an unidentified general store located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, that sold foodstuffs, tobacco products, finished clothing and accessories, textiles, and other miscellaneous items. The book contains a chronological account of customers’ debts and, occasionally, their credit payments.

Dates: 1817 September 2-1818 June 29

Nathaniel Richards ledger

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0151

This ledger was likely kept by Nathaniel Richards, a metalworker and retailer in Wilmington, Delaware, to record the sale of hardware between 1779 and 1790.

Dates: 1779-1790; Majority of material found within 1779-1781

William Wilson receipt book

Identifier: MSS 0096-Item 0149

This receipt book records payments William Wilson of New Castle County, Delaware, made to his creditors between 1785 and 1798.

Dates: 1785 May 29-1798 August 29