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Box 2

 Container

Contains 12 Collections and/or Records:

Box 2

 File — Box: 2
Identifier: id27166
Scope and Contents From the Collection: Papers of Richard H. Patchin of Marlborough, Ulster County, N.Y., who was a teacher, clothing sales clerk, farmer and public lecturer. Largely includes accounts of Patchin’s daily activities and personal reflections.  Correspondence and professional documents also make up a portion of the collection.  The materials document Patchin’s work as a teacher, farmer, clothing sales clerk, and lecturer in and around Marlborough, New York during the mid and late 19th century.  The documents...

Series 4: Business, 1849-1889

 Series — Box: 2
Identifier: id27165
Scope and Contents The Business series consists of documents pertaining to Patchin’s various business activities as a farmer, sales clerk in a clothing store, and peddler in and around Marlborough, New York. A majority of the documents were written by Patchin for personal documentation and often move quickly between topics.

Receipts and invoices, 1849-1881 and undated

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: id27167
Scope and Contents These documents include mostly unofficial receipts and invoices written by Patchin for his own use while working as a famer, clothing salesman, and lecturer in Marlborough, New York.

Licenses, certificates, and contracts, 1850-1897 and undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 2
Identifier: id27168
Scope and Contents These documents include hand-written business contracts and city-issued peddler’s licenses.

Accounts, 1856-1881 and undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Identifier: id27169
Scope and Contents This folder contains Patchin’s hand-written account records for business transactions made while working as a farmer and clothes salesman.

Daily notes (folder 1), 1863-1889 and undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 4
Identifier: id27170
Scope and Contents These documents include Patchin’s to-do lists and daily business reflections.

Daily notes (folder 2), 1863-1889 and undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 5
Identifier: id27171
Scope and Contents These documents include Patchin’s to-do lists and daily business reflections.

Business philosophy, 1863-1889 and undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 6
Identifier: id27172
Scope and Contents These writings consist of Patchin’s thoughts on business practices and evaluations of his financial situation.

Hired help, 1868-1872

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 7
Identifier: id27173
Scope and Contents These papers document the activities of Patchin’s hired help. Included are instructions for his workers, worker evaluations, and reflections on hiring new workers.

Farming, 1868-1875 and undated

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 8
Identifier: id27174
Scope and Contents These papers record Patchin’s daily activities related to his farming business in Ulster County, New York.