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General stores -- New York (State)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Keeseville ledger

 Collection
Identifier: c-00312
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of an account book from a general store in Keeseville, New York. The first part of the book was used as a daybook, recording daily sales or goods such as molasses, cloth, tea and nails. The second part of the book was used as a ledger to keep customers' accounts. The merchant accepted work and goods in payment, as well as cash.

Dates: 1837 - 1862

Mrs. Chalmers Monteith collection

 Collection
Identifier: c-00403
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of an account book (1854-1862) of a general store and a district school attendance roll (1852) for the towns of Cobleskill, Richmondville, and Fulton, New York. Also included is a typewritten carbon copy of historical notes taken by the donor from Allegan County, Michigan, as well as records relating to people, localities and early institutions.

Dates: 1852