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Account book of Thomas Otis, Boston, Mass., 1803-1804

Description

This 1803-1804 account book of Thomas Otis, a retailer in Boston, records the sales of articles sold in quantity including fabrics, clothing, housewares, hardware, and sundries. A newspaper clipping of a poem about the 1732 will of a Harvard University employee is pasted on the first page.

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Details

Collection Name
Account books collection
Collection Code
MS002
Dates
1803-1804
Physical Description
1 account book (430 pages)
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
Additional Identification Number
Other identifier: Account book 43
GUSN
181150
Reference Code
MS002.043

Record details

Originator
Otis, Thomas (Retailer)
Other People
Butler, John
Draper, Lemuel
Giles, Lydia
Grant, John
Grant, Nathaniel
Rawson, Deborah, Miss
Other Organizations
Abbot & Briggs
Dow & Bridges
Goodhue & Clarks
Hatch and Goodhue
Hugh Heaton and Co.
Levi Shepherd & Sons
Ono Cass & Co.
Prentiss & Bridges
Rice and Bridge
S. & S. McConihue
Wait and Lamb
Descriptive Terms
chaises (carriages)
cloth
clothing
commercial buildings
furnishings (artifacts)
hardware (components)
interior decoration
retail stores
retailers
springs (elastic objects)
Material Type
account books
clippings (information artifacts)
Subjects
Retail trade
Sundries
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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