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Phineas Bradley Day Book


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1978-23-203
Scope and Contents

The Phineas Bradley Day Book (1978-23-203) records daily business transactions from 1791-1795 for a store Bradley operated in Litchfield, Connecticut. The items listed in the day book are primarily spirits and medicinal items. Other items are sold as well including raisins and tea. Entries in the day book correspond to entries in his ledger. Currently housed in 3B Box 20.

Dates: Created: 1792-1794; Other: Date acquired: 01/07/1978

Phineas Bradley Ledger


 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 00-1953-30-0
Scope and Contents The Phineas Bradley Ledger (1953-30-0) records business transactions from 1791-1794 for a store he operated in Litchfield, Connecticut. In the front of the ledger there is an index which was added later. The ledger is arranged by customer, with their expenses on one side and forms of payment on the opposite page. Bradley does not itemize items in the ledger, referring to most purchases as “sundries.” The entries are more specific in his day book and correspond to entries in the Ledger. ...
Dates: Created: 1791-1794; Other: Date acquired: 06/07/2011

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