Found 136 collections related to Account books

Ferguson family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18092
13.86 linear feet (33 boxes)
The Fergusons were an English family that settled in New York City beginning around 1802. The patriarch, Samuel Ferguson, was a prosperous merchant who established familial and commercial relationships with other wealthy and socially prominent New... more
Pierce, Jennie Misener Teller Curry
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18043
200 p, 30 cm; 200 p, 30 cm
Storekeeper's account book recording goods sold on personal account, 1900 Sept.-1901 Nov., in Claryville, Town of Neversink, Sullivan County, New York.
Askin, John, 1739-1815
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 137
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
John Askin was born in Ireland in 1739, and came to North America with the British Army in 1758. Following the British takeover of New France, Askin entered the fur trade, working out of Detroit. Account book of John Askin, recording money paid... more
Smith, Jabbo, 1908-1991
Music Division | JPB 97-65
2.11 cubic ft. (5 boxes)
"Jabbo" Smith, born Cladys Smith in 1908 in Pembroke, Georgia, was an African-American jazz trumpeter, trombonist and singer. He died in St. Louis in 1991. The collection consists of autobiographical material; correspondence with Lorraine Gordon... more
Jacob, Alexandre Marius, 1879-1954
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3518
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Account book kept by Jacob Marius and Silvester Marius Groen in New Amsterdam (1658-1659); Amsterdam, Holland (1712-1713); and New York (1775-1783)
Sincindiver, Jacob
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3598
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Account book (1845-1860) kept by Jacob Sincindiver for a general store in West Virginia, possibly in the vicinity of Harper's Ferry. Sales of whiskey, tobacco, brooms, butter, flour, shoes, and other merchandise are recorded
Gouverneur & Kemble
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18816
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Gouverneur & Kemble was a prominent New York City mercantile firm established in the late 18th century. The Gouverneur & Kemble cash book is a record of cash transactions conducted by the firm from late November 1800 to early March 1805 as... more
Royal Arch Masons. Grand Chapter (N.Y.)
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol NYGB 18267
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Royal Arch Masonry denotes the first part of the York Rite system of Masonic degrees as conferred in the United States. Every state has its own Grand Chapter, which performs administrative functions for its subordinate chapters. The account books... more
Scholer, Gustav, 1851-1928
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2695
3 linear feet (8 boxes, 1 package)
Gustav Scholer (1851-1928) was a German-American physician who served as coroner of New York City. He worked for various hospitals, held public health positions, served as a contract surgeon in the U.S. Army in World War I, was examining surgeon... more
Great Britain. Royal Navy
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1271
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Roster and pay accounts of H.M.S. Princess Royal, January 1, 1762-January 15, 1763, amounting to £14,462/16/9. Made up August 21, 1773 at Chatham, Comptroller's office, Lord Harrington, Treasurer
Ervin family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 942
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Account book kept by Thomas Ervin and Edwin J. Evin between 1833 and 1873 listing the labor costs of hewing timbers, logs, and rails; records of hauling, ploughing, harvesting, and butchering; personal accounts; prices of cattle and farm produce;... more
Nottnagel, Leopold, 1757?-1813
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 870
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Leopold Nottnagel and Charles Graff were the executors of the estate of Etienne Dutilh (1748-1810), a French-born Philadelphia merchant who later changed his name to Stephen. This estate and receipt book contains various bills, notes, receipts,... more
Boudinot, Elias, 1740-1821
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 348
.15 linear feet (1 v.); 1 microfilm reel
Elias Boudinot (1740-1821), an American statesman and lawyer of New Jersey, was a member of the Continental Congress, 1778 and 1781-1783, serving as president of that body in 1782 and 1783. After election to Congress in 1789, he was appointed... more
Tooley, Howard, 1897-1954
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3006
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection dates from 1932 to 1953 and contains correspondence and account books of Howard Tooley. Material in the collection concerns Tooley's planning of programs for theatres, conventions, clubs, schools, and chautauqua, through Howard... more
Gaine, Hugh, 1726 or 1727-1807
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1102
.2 linear feet (1 volume)
Hugh Gaine (1726 or 1727-1807) was a prominent American printer, bookseller and newspaper publisher who maintained a flourishing shop in New York City from 1752 to 1804. From 1752 to 1783 he printed and published the New-York... more
Hadley, Henry, 1871-1937
Music Division | JPB 86-17
Henry Hadley was an American composer and conductor, founder of the National Association for American Composers and Conductors. Correspondence, contracts and royalty statements, libretti and programs, clippings (reviews), scrapbooks, financial... more
Strybing, Henry, 1811-1887
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18576
.21 linear feet (1 box)
This account book documents the shipping business and personal expenses of Henry Strybing, a German-born commission merchant based in New York City, who sent goods to San Francisco, California, and Charleston, South Carolina.
Weeks, James H., 1798-1879
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3480
1.47 linear feet (7 volumes)
James H. Weeks was a farmer in Millville, Suffolk County, New York. Account books kept by James H. Weeks between 1830 and 1852, with entries for the cutting, carting, and sale of wood; prices of various farm products; the costs of hardware, brick,... more
McBride, James
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3516
1.26 linear feet (6 volumes)
Account books, day books, ledgers, and receipts kept by James McBride of New York
Webb, James
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3249
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
James Webb was a ship captain between at least 1801 and 1808. Joseph D. Hathaway was a merchant in Berkley, Massachusetts between at least 1820 and 1840. Account book used first by James Webb, then by Joseph D. Hathaway. Webb recorded accounts for... more
Taylor, George
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2953
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Philadelphia baker George Taylor (anglicized from Georg Scheider) kept this receipt book from March 20, 1775 to September 26, 1793. The volume documents various expenses, such as tax payments and fees for services. The entry from February 4, 1785,... 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
Hugh Pollock and Company
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18783
.2 linear feet (2 folders)
This collection is comprised of an insurance register and various documents related to the dealings of Gibbs and Channing, a Newport, Rhode Island mercantile company. These items, which span 1798 to 1800, were recorded by New York City insurer... more
Wolcott, Frederick Henry, b. 1808
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6378
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Frederick Henry Wolcott was a merchant in New York. Account book of Frederick Henry Wolcott, containing records of personal and family expenses from 1844 January through 1851 October
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1109
211 linear feet (368 boxes, 153 volumes, 12 oversized folders)
The collection consists chiefly of papers of members of the Gansevoort, Lansing and Melville families and reflects the social, business, and political interests of the families, their friends and associates. Also included are some papers of... more
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
Vinton, Lemuel, 1800-1872
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3173
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
Lemuel Vinton was a manufacturer, wholesale, and retail dealer in hats and caps for men and boys in Providence, Rhode Island from 1828 to 1872. This collection contains account books and statements of accounts received by Lemuel Vinton,... more
Chittenden, L. E. (Lucius Eugene), 1824-1900
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3562
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Account book of Lucius Eugene Chittenden, attorney at law in Burlington, Vermont, primarily records of legal services rendered, 1843-1873. Also one page of accounts of Lyman & Chittenden, 1843-1847. Accounts include those of Russell Sage, Edward... more
Eastmond, John, 1772-1856
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3503
.14 linear feet (1 volume, 1 folder)
John Eastmond (1772-1856) was a New York City businessman specializing in accounting and insurance. He was born in England and died in Middletown, New Jersey. The collection comprises John Eastmond's journal of personal and household accounts,... more
Booth, Junius Brutus, 1796-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 338
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
This account book of the actor Junius Brutus Booth contains entries made from March 1817 through June 1822. Booth recorded total receipts as well as his share of the profits for the plays in which he appeared, in various cities in the British... more
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