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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Accounting Division
Dates:
1926-1968
Size:
3.88 cu. ft. (1 12x17 box) (5 16x20 boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T92003
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of ledgers and correspondence regarding Smithsonian funds and expenses.

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Creators:
Leland, Daniel M. (merchant)
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1789-1791; 1837.
Size:
1 Item (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0029
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes account of Daniel M. Leland, Shippensburg, Pa., a general merchant dealing in food and dry goods. Also includes account, 1837, of a merchant from Lexington, ?.

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Creators:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Boston General Store.
Dates:
1807-1830
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0038
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Account book of a Boston storekeeper of food and small general household goods.

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Creators:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1813-59.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0039
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Account book of an unidentified merchant and farmer from New England includes entries for items purchased and sold, and a record of persons employed.

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Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Salmon, Polly (merchant)
Dates:
1785-1787
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0040
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Manuscript account book documenting payments to other individuals. 21 pp.; remainder blank. Money recorded in English currency.

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Wilkinson, Madeleine
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Treadwell, Sanford L.
Treadwell, George B.
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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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Creators:
Dodd, Jean M., Mrs.
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Smith, Alexander, fl. 1790s
Dates:
1792-1797
Size:
1 Volume (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0083
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

In 1792-1797, Alexander Smith, a merchant living in Alexandria, Va., kept a record of dry goods purchased and sold. Most of the 1797 correspondence is copies of his letters to other merchants. Of particular interest is a letter dated 9 November 1796, from Smith to George Washington concerning Smith's loan repayment. Washington's response of 14 Nove...

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Creators:
Freer Gallery of Art. Superintendent of Construction
Dates:
1918-1935
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-029
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by John Bundy, Superintendent, 1921-1939, documenting delivery of and payment for goods and services associated with the construction of the Freer Gallery of Art. Materials include account statements, correspondence, and freight vouchers.

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Creators:
Domestic Life, Division of (NMAH, SI).
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 pag...

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Creators:
Ayres, F. (wagon-maker)
Sneden, James T. (wagon-maker)
Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1834-1869
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0151
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The ledger contains 82 handwritten pages detailing daily transactions. Many entries suffer from illegibility and poor spelling. Most items concern repair of various parts of wagons and sleighs, often with payment in the form of grain and other farm products.

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