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Catalog Number 1978.148.2
Object Name Book, Account
Title Account Book
Date 09/28/2005
Year Range from 1871
Year Range to 1872
Description Account book, reads "Journal" on spine. No indication of whom it belonged to, dates 1871-1872 in book 314 pages
22.2 cm w X 33.5 cm h
Hardbound; blue or black with leather spine and corners in tan; label on spine is red with gold lettering ; handwritten accounts possibly for a general store.

Front end paper and flyleaf have notes and names written all over them, date 1871 is repeated often; back flyleaf reads "Dec. 12/71 John Crossman Hollidays 1/4 Bbl No-208-";

Inserts pp 277-278 loose, lined ledger paper, account of Mr. John Walker; pp. 219-220, 12 pages of alphabetical index listings for journal, cover is marbled one side and green inside, names in ink

Accession register states that account book and 1978.148.2 were "found under roof -There since 1890 when house was bought from Mrs. Ainlay (who used to hide things in the trees!)"
People Dock, Robert