Query: National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Benjamin Pollard Letter Book
Creators:
Pollard, Benjamin (merchant)
Dates:
1787-1792
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0035
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Manuscript letter book of 175 leaves, by Pollard of Norfolk, Va., includes his drafts of letters with traders in the United States, Europe, and the West Indies concerning shipment of goods, payment of accounts, and other business activities. Some letters not in Pollard's hand.

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in NMAH.AC.0035 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Manuscript Account Book
Dates:
1742-1794.
Size:
1 Volume (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0082
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Account book of an unidentified merchant living in an unknown location; includes entries for dry goods and other items purchased and sold.

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in NMAH.AC.0082 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Domestic Life Glass Photograph Collection
Dates:
circa 1900
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0292
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Miscellaneous glass photonegatives and lantern slides, originally housed in cardboard plate boxes, some containing newspaper clipping separators with dates as late as 1961. Subjects include a flood in 1911, family photographs and portraits, and buildings, with labels indicating locations such as Chicago, St.Paul, etc. The lantern slides depict art historical subjects and …

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in NMAH.AC.0292 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
New England Merchant and Farmer Account Book
Dates:
1813-1859
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0039
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of one volume from a New England merchant.

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in NMAH.AC.0039 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Joshua Gist Account Book and Related Materials
Creators:
Gist, Joshua (merchant)
Dates:
1769-1822.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (2 folders )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0044
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Account book of Joshua Gist, Westminster, Maryland, and others,including general account for the purchase and transportation of agricultural products, lists of muster rolls for the Militia of Maryland, 1794-1798. Also, miscellaneous notes of financial obligations, 1769-1800; and a letter, 1798, concerning payment for construction of fortifications of New York Harbor.

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in NMAH.AC.0044 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
John Fitzgerald Bill [with George Washington autograph]
Creators:
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Gretter, Michael, fl.1780s
McKaig, W. Wallace
Fitzgerald, John, fl. 1780s
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Dates:
1786-1787.
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0085
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Bill to John Fitzgerald from Michael Gretter. Three different dates shown: March 13, 1786; December 12, 1786; and January 3, 1787. The bill was for confinement for servants, passed and signed by George Washington, John Fitzgerald, and George Gilpin.

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in NMAH.AC.0085 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Mary Leet Account Book
Creators:
Leet, Mary
Dates:
1806-1810
Size:
1 Folder
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0027
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Personal property inventory of Pelatiah Leet (died 1806), and accounts against his widow, Mary Leet, for board, clothing, and medicine, etc., 1806-1810. Inscribed, "The Widow Mary Leet of Guilford...Account Against Mary Leet ye 2d as Her Gaurdean & Provider, For Board Cloathing Medicines & Necessaries..." (Orig. cat. no. 393,293.) Plus separate page from manuscript inventory …

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in NMAH.AC.0027 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Treadwell Account Books
Creators:
Treadwell, Sanford L.
Treadwell, George B.
Dates:
1861-1865
Size:
3 Items (1 folder, 3 books)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0026
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes accounts of several employees of George B. and Sanford L. Treadwell of Mittineagus, Massachusetts, written on small pieces of paper sewn between covers of calfskin. One volume is for 1861, one for 1862, and the other for 1863-1865.

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in NMAH.AC.0026 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Timothy Prescott's Lesson Book
Creators:
Prescott, Timothy (student)
Dates:
1802-1803
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0032
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Lesson book text consists primarily of mathematical exercises, with a few pages devoted to penmanship. Also includes a partial page of the "Republican Gazetteer, Boston, Sept. 4, 1802, used as an end page.

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in NMAH.AC.0032 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Henry Fuller Account Books
Creators:
Fuller, Henry (merchant)
Wilkinson, Madeleine
Dates:
1856-1862.
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1,folder:,2,items.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0028
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two account books, 1856-1862, of Henry Fuller, West Springfield, Massachusetts, for agricultural supplies and equipment, and miscellaneous expenses.

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in NMAH.AC.0028 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life