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account books

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Found in 73 Collections and/or Records:

Account Books, 1863-1879

 File — Box 10
Scope and Contents For additional accounts, see Journals in Ser. 3. Includes notes on students at Camp Todd, [1863]-1870, 1875-79, and notes on needs of Freedmen, 1866, 1885-1886.

Anonymous financial records

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-013
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of a single volume anonymous account book, and is "an account of mony advanced for the Poor of the City of Philadelphia." Entries include amounts donated by various individuals in the Philadelphia area.

Joshua L. Baily account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-001
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Joshua L. Baily. The volume was originally used as an account book, from 1794-1795, and was later re purposed by Baily as a diary or timeline of events in his life, dated 1826-1915. The section of the volume that acts as an account book includes an index, in which individuals are organized alphabetically, and entries record amounts paid or owned, the goods purchased, and the currency used. Goods listed are mainly dry goods and...

Biddle family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SFHL-RG5-177
Overview This collection contains the papers of Philadelphia Quaker Owen Biddle (1737-1799), his son, Clement Biddle (1778-1856), and numerous descendants. Owen Biddle, a scientist and merchant, was a member of Philadelphia Monthly Meeting and helped in the establishment of Westtown School (1799). Owen Biddle's papers, 1772-1793, (Series 1) include correspondence, and journals, some of which relate to his Revolutionary War activities. Three of his letterbooks, 1778-1779, have been microfilmed. The...

Israel Howell Birdsall account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-002
Scope and Content note This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of Israel Howell Birdsall. The volumes includes an index, in which individuals are organized alphabetically. Entries record amounts paid or owed, the goods purchased, and the currency used. Majority of entries include the purchase and sale of: oil, oil meal (used as food for livestock), flax seed, plaster, beans, apples, and butter.

Josiah H. Branson account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-003
Scope and Content note 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.