Abraham Sollenberger ledger
Scope and Contents
Ledger: 1 v. ; 41 x 16 cm.
- Created: 1840-1864
- Other: Date acquired: 05/02/2006
- Sollenberger, Abrahm (Person)
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Biographical or Historical Information
Abraham Sollenberger was a farmer in Brecknock Township, Lancaster County, Pa. According to census information, Sollenberger retired from farming sometime before 1870, but he and his wife, Nancy, were still listed in the 1880 census at which point they were 78 and 69 years old respectively. They had at least two sons, both of whom were also farmers.
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Ledger containing the financial records of a farmer from Brecknock Township, Lancaster County, Pa. ‡b Includes an alphabetical list of those with whom Sollenberger had business dealings followed by an accounting of the individual transactions with each. Among those with whom Sollenberger traded were numerous families from the Cocalico region of Lancaster County. The last page of the ledger lists four recipes, hand-written in German script. The recipes are for a wine/rum punch, rosemary oil, a salve, and another medicinal recipe.
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Source of Acquisition
Friends of Ganser
Method of Acquisition
Existence and Location of Originals
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