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Joseph Gibbons account book

 Collection
Identifier: HC.MC-975-08-010

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of the single volume account book of John Gibbons's household expenses for his home in Philadelphia, for the years from 1790 to 1837. Entries include payments for dry goods, wages for servants, saddles, and services, such as sending out the washing or a home visit from a doctor.

Dates

  • 1790-1837

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

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

Biographical Note

Joseph Gibbons (1762-1837) was born October 16, 1762, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of John and Martha Gibbons. In April of 1789, he married Sarah Milhous. Joseph Gibbons died on May 1, 1837.

Extent

0.13 Linear Feet (1 volume)

Language

English

Overview

The account book of John Gibbons's household expenses includes payments for dry goods, wages for servants, saddles, and services, such as sending out the washing or a home visit from a doctor.

Acquisition

Unknown.

Processing Information

Processed by Kara Flynn; completed November, 2015.

Title
Joseph Gibbons account books, 1790-1837
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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