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

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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
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
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