Found 8 collections related to Cost and standard of living -- New York (State) -- New York -- 19th century

Allen, Robert
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3481
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Receipt book of payments made by New York grocers Allen and Cock. Robert Allen and Robert Allen and Company, and Samuel Allen The Allen and Cock of 300 Broadway, New York City, receipts document purchases for bran, flour, sugar, oats, coffee,... more
Burns, William
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 435
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Captain William Burns of New York City kept this receipt book from December 9, 1809 through June 17, 1825. Most entries pertain to room or house rent
Barrow, John, 1767-1838
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3926
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
New York City merchant company Byrd and Barrow kept this receipt book from April 25, 1801, to April 3, 1828. The volume documents transactions for freight, taxes, household expenditures for Joseph Byrd and John Barrow. Also present are receipts... more
Rogers, Charles E
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2609
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Charles E. Rogers kept this diary while he was a young man living in New York City. He made entries between January 1, 1864 and February 5, 1865, describing his employment with A.T. Stewart & Co. in the dry goods department, his subsequent... more
Osborn, Charles
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2307
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
New York City merchant Charles Osborn kept this receipt book between 1823 and 1846. The volume documents Osborn's personal and business expenses, and contains receipts for maintenance on his house at Fire Place, Long Island
Merchant, Elizabeth W
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1967
.58 linear feet (2 boxes)
Elizabeth W. Merchant of New York City was married to Stephen Merchant. She kept these diaries in 1863-1868, 1870-1874, 1876, 1880-1893, and 1895-1909, with the first entry made on January 10, 1863 and the last on December 31, 1909. Entries... more
Morris, Gerard W
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2063
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
New York City resident Gerard W. Morris kept this receipt book from January 26, 1830, to February 12, 1853. Documented are his household expenditures and bills for building a home and settling law cases
Barrow, Lawrence
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 220
.42 linear feet (2 volumes)
Lawrence Barrow of New York City kept these two account books between June 1, 1841 and August 7, 1844, and November 3, 1841, and April 1, 1874. The first volume, bound with the Edmund Prior receipt book, contains entries documenting expenses for... more