Anonymous account book, 1848 & 1879
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Brief Description: 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 in the account book are calico, flannel, and other fabrics, as well as other dry goods such as coffee, sugar, and various spices.
Held at:
Litchfield Historical Society
7 South Street, P.O. Box 385
Litchfield, CT 6759
Phone: 860-567-4501
Fax: 860-567-3565
Email: archivist [at]
Record Series Number: 00/1912-28-0
Volume: 0.0
Acquired: 00/00/1912.
Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Dry goods stores
Genres/Forms of Material
Account books
Financial records
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: 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.
Acquisition Notes: Mr. and Mrs. A.J. Van Laer  Gift
PreferredCitation: Anonymous account book (1912-28-0), Litchfield Historical Society, Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, P.O. Box 385, 7 South Street, Litchfield, Connecticut, 06759.
Finding Aid Revisions: 07-01-2011--Item was moved from Oversized Box 1 on shelf 3B to Small Acquisitions.