Found 3 collections related to Cost and standard of living -- New York (State) -- 19th century

Van Brunt, Adriance
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3123
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Adriance Van Brunt kept this diary and journal on his farm near Brooklyn, New York, from June 8, 1828 through March 20, 1830. Entries include details of farm activities; prices of farm products; stock on farm; wages paid employees; church and... more
Hawxhurst, James, 1775-1854
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3440
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
The James Hawxhurst papers include his journal and account book (1797-1851), in which he recorded events on his farms, probably in Flushing, Long Island and Cornwall, New York, and listed prices paid for various farm produce and services. Also... more
Prior, Edmund
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2496
.21 linear feet (1 volume)
Edmund Prior of New York City kept this receipt book from December 17, 1799, to April 4, 1807. Entries document trade, taxes, and other financial matters. This item is bound with the Lawrence Barrow receipt book