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   Container / Location    Title
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Cortland Wheeler Blacksmith's Account Book, 1848-1854
Became property of his wife's nephew, George E. Monroe of Dryden, N.Y. (wife's name: Annette Edgcomb of West Dryden, N.Y.). Apparently later used as a scrapbook, the first 1/3 of the account book contains mounted newspaper clippings of prominent men and women.

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Peruville Cheese Factory Lading Account Book, 1869
An account book covering the purchase of milk, conversion into cheese, and the sale of that cheese. Name E.E. Ellis inside front cover.

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The volume contains several apparently isolated records. There is no indication as to location. The entries are in the following order:
4 pp. - E.B. Hill - goods bought from various companies and prices paid. The list of goods seems to indicate that E.B. Hill owned a General Store; dated 1848, New York.

3 pp. - Articles of Agreement between Ezra G. Beach and Eli hakes permitting Hakes to cut and take timber from property belonging to Beach, 1859.

1 page - titled Day Book 1880 indicates establishment of partnership between Wm (?) Jonas, Thomas Mason and George F. Smith as dealers in furniture.

3 pp. - titled Sales Book 1880 - furniture sales.

2 pp. - titled Cash - shows cash receipts and expenses, June and July

Balance of book is blank except for one page towards the back set up as a time sheet.

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Cover reads: Merchants Farmers & Mechanics Acc't. Book 1831
Title on cover and date do not pertain to contents of the volume (but do serve to identify it); no clearly identifying names or locations given but Tompkins County Court Session Notices pasted in; name Boynton mentioned.

  1. Account headings:
  2. Distillery
  3. Expenses, building, etc.
  4. Whiskey Received by (?)
  5. Cash lent
  6. Cash received
  7. Cash paid out


1830-1862.

Entries cover whiskey sold; stock, produce, grain bought; work done; pasturage charges; wood bought; other miscellaneous items.