One bound volume that includes both an account ledger and a diary from a family in Upstate New York. The first part of the volume provides handwritten accounts for what appears to be a general store, while the rest of the volume contains a diary of daily life written by more than one person, maybe a family. The name Patterson seems to be featured in a lot of the diary entries and accounts. Some of the topics discussed in the diary section include trips taken, personal health, married life, visits by friends and other topics of daily life. The first quarter and the last few pages of the volume are dedicated to the accounts and diary, while the rest of the pages are blank.
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Acc. 2011.605 was received by the SCRC via USPS on 9/29/2011.
Accessioned and minimally processed by Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist, in October 2011.
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