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Josiah H. Branson account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-003
This collection is comprised of the single volume account book, labeled by Branson as volume 2. The book records Branson's business transactions as a cobbler. Entries include the amount received and the work done, including making shoes, slippers, and boots, repairing shoes, slippers, and boots, and soling, heeling, and capping shoes and boots.

Dates

  • 1860-1862

Creator

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Law Applies (U.S. Title 17).

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Biographical note

Josiah H. Branson (ca. 1829-1861) was born about 1829, in Salem, N.j. In the 1860 U.S. Federal Census, Branson is reported to be a "Mutlatto" "master shoemaker" in Philadelphia, where he employed a young apprentice. Josiah H. Branson died in June, 1861.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed October 2015.
Title
Josiah H. Branson account book, 1860-1862
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
October 2015
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

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