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Josiah Philbrook account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-024

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Josiah Philbrook. A note on the inside cover reads: “This Book belongs to South China Mechanics Association.” The first section is organized by two columns: Expenditures and Receipts. The remainder of the volume is organized alphabetically by names of individuals.

Dates

  • 1856-1858

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Josiah Philbrook (1821-1901) was born in November, 1821, in Brunswick, Maine, the son of Josiah and Sarah Philbrook. As an adult, he lived in China, Maine, where he worked as a shoemaker. He married his first wife, Hannah Sampson Jones (1822-1869), in January of 1847, and the couple had one child, Beulah R. Philbrook (1848-1911). He later married Mary Eliza Cook (1841-1920) in October, 1870. Josiah Philbrook died in China, Maine, in February, 1901.

Extent

0.17 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Josiah Philbrook. A note on the inside cover reads: “This Book belongs to South China Mechanics Association.” The first section is organized by two columns: Expenditures and Receipts. The remainder of the volume is organized alphabetically by names of individuals.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed November, 2015.
Title
Josiah Philbrook account book, 1856-1858
Author
Kara Flynn
Date
November, 2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

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