Query: National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Boston General Store Account Book
Creators:
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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in NMAH.AC.0038 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Kent Family Records
Creators:
Kent, Mary P. (farmer)
Kent, H. M. (farmer)
Watkins, Malcolm, Mrs.
Dates:
1879-1933.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume and 34 receipts.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0036
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These records of Mrs. Mary P. Kent, Burke Co., North Carolina, and H.M. Kent, Coldwell and Burke Counties, North Carolina, consist of an account book with survey data, general financial transactions, farming notes, 1879-91, and tax receipts, 1884-1933.

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in NMAH.AC.0036 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
John Kearsley Bill [with George Washington autograph]
Creators:
Gilpin, George, fl. 1780s
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Kearsley, John, fl. 1780s
McKaig, W. Wallace
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Dates:
1786-1787.
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0086
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A bill from Potomac Company to John Kearsley, May 17, 1786. John Kearsley asked William Hartshorne to pay account to Col. William Drake. On January 3, 1787 it was passed and signed by George Washington, John Fitzgerald, and George Gilpin.

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in NMAH.AC.0086 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania General Store Daybook
Creators:
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania General Store
Dates:
1863-1864
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0031
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes entries of items sold (including groceries, small household items, and general hardware).

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in NMAH.AC.0031 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Jacob Kendall's Account Book
Creators:
Kendall, Jacob (craftsman)
Dates:
1759-1787.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 volume)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0033
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Account book dcouments Jacob Kendall of Dunstable, Mass. and his vocation as a rakemaker, ox bowmaker, cider maker, and wagoner.

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in NMAH.AC.0033 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
James Rumsey Bill
Creators:
Hartshorne, William, fl. 1780s
Rumsey, James, 1743-1792 (machinist, inventor)
Dates:
1786.
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0087
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A bill, June 21, 1786, from William Hartshorne and Company to James Rumsey for Potomac Company, regarding rum, gunpowder, blanketing, and hats. A bill or a receipt? It's signed by Rumsey.

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in NMAH.AC.0087 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Captain Henry Piercy Property Account
Creators:
Piercy, Henry, Captain (landlord)
Dates:
1793-1799
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0041
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This one-page property account of Captain Henry Piercy, Alexandria, Va., describes rents received, taxes paid on properties.

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in NMAH.AC.0041 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Polly Salmon Account Book
Creators:
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

This collection consists of one volume.

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in NMAH.AC.0040 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
John W. Hereford Letter
Creators:
Hereford, John W.
Dates:
1827
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0066
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Letter, September 5, 1827, by Hereford, Meridianville, Madison County, Alabama, to his father in Shenandoah County, Virginia. It describes his family's journey from Virginia to Alabama with stops in several counties of Tennessee looking for places to settle, and visiting relatives.

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in NMAH.AC.0066 for National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Domestic Life
Blacksmith's Daybook
Creators:
Larry, Jim
Dates:
1720s
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 folder and 1 item, 13 x 8.5 cm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0043
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Paper with leather binding. Apparently from Orange County, New York. Describes work done and money received. Localities mentioned include North Sea, "S[ag?] Harbor," and "Ketchabonnock" (Ketchaponack, New York?).

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