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Guide to the New Bern (N.C.) Merchant's Ledger C, 1767-1785

Abstract

Ledger of an unknown merchant in New Bern, N.C. Transactions appear chronologically by account holder, and reflect the sale of general merchandise, such as cloth and clothing, food, rum, seed, pitch, tar, and turpentine. Accounts were settled with either cash or goods. Formerly known as Anonymous ledger C, 1767-1776.

Descriptive Summary

Collection Number
RL.00941
Title
New Bern (N.C.) Merchant's Ledger C
Date
1767-1785
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, 1 item
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

Ledger of an unknown merchant in New Bern, N.C. Transactions appear chronologically by account holder, and reflect the sale of general merchandise, such as cloth and clothing, food, rum, seed, pitch, tar, and turpentine. Accounts were settled with either cash or goods.

Formerly known as Anonymous ledger C, 1767-1776.

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Contents of the Collection

1. New Bern Merchant's Ledger, 1467-1776

1 volume; 482 pages

Letters A-K missing from manuscript index at beginning of volume. At least 21 folios missing at the end of the volume. Index includes name, date range of activity, and folio where name appears.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], New Bern (N.C.) Merchant's Ledger C, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The New Bern (N.C.) Merchant's Ledger C, was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift.

Processing Information

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Encoded by Noah Huffman, November 2010