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Burton Clarke account book


Identifier: 00-1973-66-0

Scope and Contents

The Burton Clarke account book (1973-66-0) was maintained by Burton Clarke, a farmer of Salisbury, Connecticut, in 1884. The majority of the book is comprised of daily entries. These entries list out Mr. Clarke's daily activities, purchases that he made and their cost, and also if he hired laborers for the day. When laborers are included in daily costs he lists out the names of the individuals and what work they did on that day. At the end of the account book are account listings for cash paid out for the year and cash received for the year. The item is housed in 3B Box 20.


  • created: 1884
  • Other: Date acquired: 12/12/1972

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The collection is open for research.

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Copyright has been transferred to the Litchfield Historical Society for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection. Copyright status for other collection materials is unknown. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.


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Source of Acquisition

K. Lawrence Parker

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Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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