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Account books (financial records)

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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Frank W. Eldredge diary

Identifier: BUSC-1983-002
Abstract Diary of Frank W. Eldredge (1849 - 1912) kept while attending Eagleswood Military Academy in Perth Amboy, New Jersey in 1863 and 1864, with a single entry from 1866. The diary was kept in an old ledger book, and not sequentially. From the front of the book, the entries are as follows: April 16 - May 5, 1864; September 15, 1864; July 3, 1866; November 8, 1864; February 26, 1863; September 27 - October 18, 1863; February 13 - 22 1863. Eldredge's diary entries document the weather and his daily...
Dates: 1863 - 1866

Le Roy, Daniel account book, 1807 - 1812, with later additions through at least 1833

 File — Box 1
Scope and Contents

Account book of Daniel Le Roy for roughly 1807 to 1812, with many later additions in various hands. These include sermon notes, poems, recipes, commonplace-style notes, pen trials, etc., some written in blank spaces around the account entries and others on unused leaves. The accreted material makes the volume fairly difficult to parse.

Dates: 1807 - 1812, with later additions through at least 1833

Josiah T. Newcomb papers

Identifier: BUSC-1985-003

This collection includes correspondence, photographs, business and local history research files, maps and other materials of Josiah T. Newcomb (1911 - 1981), director of the Binghamton University Library from 1953 to 1971 and Broome County Historian.

Dates: 1926 - 1984

Seward, Orrin D. account book, 1838 - 1862

 File — Box 1
Scope and Contents Account book of Orrin D. Seward (1798 - 1857), with later additions. Accounts run from June 1838 through April 1862, and include payments to Seward for sawing wood and other carpentry-related tasks, including framing houses, constructing coffins, repairing wagons and sleighs, etc. Credits are also given, and range widely from plowing to labor to household goods. Entries written after Orrin Seward's death may have been written by his widow or one of his sons.Following the account...
Dates: 1838 - 1862

Jacob Van Gorder Shappee papers

Identifier: BUSC-2020-004

This collection includes two diaries (for 1879 and 1881) of Jacob Van Gorder Shappee (1840 - 1917) of Elmira, New York, as well as the treasurer's book for the Elmira chapter of the Order of United Friends covering the years 1889 to 1891, and two photographs of young men camping.

Dates: 1879 - 1891

Stuart, John A. account book, 1885 - 1900

 File — Box 1
Scope and Contents

Account book of John A. Stuart of Conklin, Broome County, New York for 1885 through 1900. Records daily household and farm expenses. Stuart (about 1814 - 1903) was born in Scotland; his entry in the 1900 federal census indicates that he emigrated from Scotland in 1852. By 1855 he was farming in Conklin, and remained there until his death. He is buried in Corbettsville Cemetery, Conklin.

Dates: 1885 - 1900