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Account Book (N.H.)

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00895

Scope and Contents

Account book, 1858-1874, Hillsboro and Concord, New Hampshire, listing dollar amounts earned for a variety of different services such as taking oxen to pasture, bushels of wheat gathered, shoeing horses, and the removal of tree stumps. Other entries list items purchased, including pork, nails, beef, pewter plates, potatoes, sugar, and beans. Some parts of the volume have been used as an exercise book by an unidentified child and a few newsclippings can be found glued in front and back.

For a list of names mentioned in the account book, compiled by the seller, see folder link below.

Dates

  • 1856-1874

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open to all researchers. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, such as the Virginia Public Records Act (Code of Virginia. § 42.1-76-91); and the Virginia Freedom of Information Act (Code of Virginia § 2.2-3705.5). Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. If sensitive material is found in this collection, please contact a staff member immediately. The disclosure of personally identifiable information pertaining to a living individual may have legal consequences for which the College of William and Mary assumes no responsibility.

Conditions Governing Use:

Before reproducing or quoting from any materials, in whole or in part, permission must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, and the holder of the copyright, if not Swem Library.

Extent

0.01 Linear Foot

Acquisition Information:

Purchase.

Processing Information:

Accessioned and minimally processed in December 2009 by Ute Schechter, Warren E. Burger Archivist.
Title
Guide to the Account Book (N.H.)
Author
Finding Aid Authors: Ute Schechter.
Date
2009-12-17
Language of description
The collection description/finding aid is written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository

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