Account book, Boston, Mass., Jan. 1802-Apr. 1804

Collection Type

  • Manuscripts

Date

1802-1804

GUSN

GUSN-194254

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Description

Concerns ships and their cargo, labor in fitting out ships, and cost of repairs. Specifies aspects of ship construction including "carving a dragon's knee." Other business is related to debentures, banking transactions, and insurance - fire and marine. Among the hundreds of clipped articles, poems, and illustrations from Harper's magazine pasted on the pages is a rich collection of greeting cards of the nineteenth century.

Details

Descriptive Terms

account books

Additional Identification Number

Other identifier Account book 107

Physical Description

1 account book

Collection Code

MS002

Collection Name

Account books collection

Reference Code

MS002.107

Record Details

Material Type

account books

Descriptive Terms

Boston
Shipping
Thomas Amory
William Payne
Maine
Popular literatrure (periodicals)
Construcion (marine)
Holidays
Art

Description Level

Item