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Guide to the Bowers Family Papers
1686-1982
 MS 2902

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Container List

Series III: Financial Materials, 1761–1907, undated

Scope and Content

This series contains the Bowers family's financial records. There are promissory notes as well as bills and receipts. Much of this series consists of accounting information on the properties, both in loose and bound forms. The bound volumes in this series, many of which are ledgers or rent roll books, refer to various lots the Bowers family owned.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 5 Folder : 1 Promissory Notes
1761–1835
Box: 5 Folder : 2 Loose Ledger Information
1812-1879, undated
Box: 5 Folder : 3 Bills and Receipts
1772–1848, undated
Box: 5 Folder : 4 Finance Notes and Ephemera
undated
Volume: 1 Untitled Ledger
1762–1795
Volume: 2 Day Book
1840–1841
Volume: 3 Rent Roll and Ledger of the Estate of John M. Bowers
1846–1850
Volume: 4 Untitled Ledger
1847
Volume: 5 Inventory Landed Property Belonging to Mrs. M.M.S. Bowers,
1853
Volume: 6 Estate of Margaretta M. S. Bowers Deceased
1872–1879
Volume: 7 W.A. Collins Rent Book
1907
Volume: 8 Rent Roll Book
undated

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