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

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1803-1804

GUSN

GUSN-181150

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

retailers
retail stores
chaises (carriages)
springs (elastic objects)
furnishings (artifacts)
interior decoration
cloth
clothing
hardware (components)
commercial buildings
account books
clippings (information artifacts)

Additional Identification Number

Other identifier Account book 43

Physical Description

1 account book (430 pages)

Collection Code

MS002

Collection Name

Account books collection

Reference Code

MS002.043

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Otis, Thomas (Retailer)

Material Type

account books
clippings (information artifacts)

Other People

Draper, Lemuel
Butler, John
Grant, Nathaniel
Grant, John
Giles, Lydia
Rawson, Deborah, Miss

Other Organizations

Levi Shepherd & Sons
Wait and Lamb
Hugh Heaton and Co.
Ono Cass & Co.
Rice and Bridge
Hatch and Goodhue
Abbot & Briggs
Prentiss & Bridges
Dow & Bridges
Goodhue & Clarks
S. & S. McConihue

Subjects

Sundries
Retail trade

Description Level

Item