Found in 155 Collections and/or Records:
Daily business records of a general store (1803-1810), family estate records (1823-1845). Includes names of individuals purchasing items on credit, the items purchased, and the cost, plus a listing of accounts with free blacks in the region. Includes an index to the names of account holders.
Three letters written by James Logan of Gallatin County, Ill. to his brother, William, of Mount Joy, Lancaster County, Pa. Correspondence mentions large numbers of "refugees coming from the Southern States," problems with housing, and the excessive price of food and farm products.
Two letters written to Adam R. Witmer of Paradise, Lancaster County, Pa. The letters discuss local politics, the Tariff Bill and the upcoming presidential election between Henry Clay and Martin Van Buren. Brown also mentions a conversation with James Buchanan on issues relating to Lancaster County.
Business ledger providing the daily boarding, storage and rental records for horses, wagons, and carriages from the livery stable operated by John Coy of Harrisburg, Pa. Includes the names of those boarding and renting animals and equipment plus the cost of services rendered.