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Catalog Number 1977.51.62
Object Name Book, Account
Title Counter Bill Book, Lasby's Meat Market
Date Circa 1915
Year Range from 1910.0
Year Range to 1919.0
Description Counter Bill/Check Book for Lasby's Meat Market. Black and red print on white paper, and black carbon paper between the bills for duplicating purposes.
On the top of each bill printed in black is the store's name: "PHONE 631 / 29 MARKET SQUARE / LASBY'S MEAT MARKET / WHOLESALE & RETAIL DEALERS / THE BEST OF CANNED GOODS, MEATS AND POULTRY / GUELPH ___________191___". The rest of the page is marked by a horizontal black line, above which is printed: "Dominion Register Co., Ltd. Mfrs., Toronto, Canada."
Below the black line are four columns divided by three vertical lines.
In the lower left corner is a number of the bill printed in red. The unused checks are numbered 37 to 50.
On the reverse of the counter check book is printed an advertisement for "THE MCCASKEY CONTINUOUS ACCOUNT TRIPLICATING SYSTEM / SURETY NON-SMUT COUNTER CHECK BOOK."


Search Terms Lasby's Meat Market
Market Square
Subjects COMMERCIAL - RETAILERS
ACCOUNTING
Dimensions 16.0 / 9.5 cm. - L / W