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Dry goods stores

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Anonymous account book


 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: 00-1912-28-0
Scope and Contents Anonymous account book (1912-28-0) contains financial records for the years 1848 and 1879. The entries are likely from a dry goods store. Transaction entries include an individual's name, the items purchased, and the amount paid. The entries for 1848 are noted as taking place in Lyons, while the 1879 entries are listed as taking place in New Milford. The bulk of the book is made up of earlier transactions, with only one page listing entries for the year 1879. Many of the goods found listed...
Dates: Created: 1848 & 1879; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1911

Anonymous account book


Identifier: 00-1971-54-0
Scope and Contents Anonymous account book (1971-54-0) contains financial records from the years 1861 and 1862. The beginning of the account book contains an alphabetical listings of names. The remainder of the book lists out accounts of individuals and records monetary amounts charged to their account as well as monetary transaction completed by cash. The book does not indicate what the specifics of the transactions are, but does list the dates on which they took place. Present in the back of the book is a...
Dates: Created: 1861-1862; Other: Date acquired: 12/02/1970

Anonymous account books


Identifier: 00-1949-40-0
Scope and Contents

Anonymous account books (1949-40-0) contains financial and transaction records for the years 1840 through 1849. The seven small folios contain daily transactions for a drugstore or dry good store. Daily business is recorded with notations of customer's names, what they purchased and the cost. The items are housed in 3B Box 1.

Dates: Created: 1840-1849; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1948

Anonymous day book


Identifier: 00-2011-94-0
Scope and Contents

Anonymous day book (2011-94-0) records daily dry goods purchases for the year 1861 and 1862. Each day includes a listing of customers for the day and what they purchased. As well as the cost of the goods. The creator of the book and the store are unknown. The item is housed in 3B Box 15.

Dates: Created: 1861-1862; Other: Date acquired: 02/06/2012