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William C. Johnson Ledger

 Collection — Box: MISC-02, Folder: MSS-0071
Identifier: MSS-0071

The ledger of William C. Johnson of Rensselaer County, New York documents accounts for his 19th century store. Accounts are listed for many individuals including John King, Russell and Hale, James Keeler, John Stillwell, Peter Williams, Lemuel Tupper, S. Perry, Hoffman and Glass, W. Wetmore, Welder and Hastings, Norton and Sons, Henry Waller, the ship or sloop Columbia, and others. Items sold include fabric, ribbon, white cotton hose, florentine, bombaret, cold sewings, black raffeta ribbon, buff gloves, dark gingham, imitation shawls, pink furniture, American gingham, drab cord, blue bandanas, fancy plaid shawls, surge silk, horn combs, book muslin, dark vesting, black beaver gloves, Bedford cord, horn buttons, ridicule snaps, furniture binding, worsted tippets, Russia diapers, knitting needles, fishhooks, pen knives, flat irons, sperm oil, borax, lamp wicks, camphor, knives, forks, tongs, and others.

The ledger contains approximately 270 pages of accounts. The first few pages were removed and are not accounted for, but the entries begin with a page numbered one.

Description provided by seller.

Dates

  • 1819-1826

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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Extent

0.05 Cubic Feet (1 folder containing 1 volume) : Ledgers

Arrangement

Collection has not yet been arranged and described.

Custodial History

Purchased on ebay from seller diaries on May 30, 2016.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the University of Nebraska libraries and the citizens of Nebraska in loving memory of Mr. and Mrs. George Miller Hays, Sr., Billings, Montana, parents of Don Llewelyn Hays, Omaha, Nebraska, 1888-1974.

Creator

Title
William C. Johnson Ledger
Status
unprocessed
Author
Amy Schindler; Angela Kroeger
Date
2016-06-15
Description rules
Description based on DACS
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the UNO Libraries' Archives & Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Dr. C.C. and Mabel L. Criss Library
6001 Dodge St.
Omaha Nebraska 68182-0237 United States
402-554-6046