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Townshend Stith Account Book

Identifier: MS 00162

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Scope and Contents

Account book, 1819-1821, kept by Townshend Stith of Virginia while United States Consul in Tunis, Tunisia. The book contains 21 pages of Stith's accounts on his way from the United States to Tunis in 1819, his expenses on the trip, and his expenses and income while on duty in Tunis. Also included in the book are entries of Stith's contacts with United States naval officers, including Captian Perry of the USS Spark. The rest of the volume has 14 pages of signatures of Lewellan D. Cypher of Company D., 3rd New York Calvary in 1865. The remaining pages of the book are blank.


  • Creation: 1819-1821, 1865

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0.25 Linear Feet

Physical Description

315 pages

Guide to the Townshend Stith Account Book
Finding Aid Authors: Steven Bookman, University Archives Specialist.
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Part of the Special Collections Research Center Repository