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Guide to the Merchant account book 1973.300

128 Pierrepont Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Brooklyn Historical Society

Collection processed by Matthew Gorham

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on November 08, 2011
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Title: Merchant account book
Dates [inclusive]: 1813-1815
Abstract: Account book, housed in a single handwritten volume, dated 1813 to 1815. The creator of the account book is unidentified. It documents transactions for the sale of common goods such as foodstuffs, textiles, clothing, hardware, and livestock feed, presumably from a general store or a similar merchant business. Each page is marked with the date of the transaction and the name Huntington, which presumably refers to the town of Huntington, New York, located on Long Island.
Quantity: 0.08 Linear feet in one folder
Text [Box]: A0016
Call Phrase: 1973.300
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.