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Account books

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Daniel Robbins Account Book

 Item — Box SC134-ROBB-001
Identifier: SC134-ROBB
Scope and Contents This account book is 64 pages long and is a record of Robbins' financial activities. Additionally, there are records of horses that he loaned, work he performed as well as items purchased and sold. The prices are given in shillings and pounds until 1800, when he switched to dollars and cents. Some of the towns in Maine that are mentioned include Readfield, Monmouth, Vassalbow, and Sandy River. There also are notes about the account book written by Rev. William L. Lucey, S.J. with the account...
Dates: 1790-1805

Farm Records

 Record Group — Box RG09-04-001
Identifier: RG09-04
Scope and Contents

Records documenting the daily life, work, and expenses of the farm at Holy Cross. The records include two diaries and an account book from the 19th century, as well as accounts and receipts from the mid-20th century.

Dates: November 1869-1901; 1946-1957
Found in: Archives / Farm Records

James Strain Ledger and Problem Book

 Item — Box SC144-STRA-001
Identifier: SC144-STRA
Scope and Contents

This record book was kept by James Strain of Parish Anaghlone, County Down, Ireland. The first part of the volume contains Strain’s practice with financial accounts while the second part is an account book of business activity. Many of the entries mention voyages to London, Dublin and other European cities.

Dates: 1846-1847

John F. Fitzgerald Collection

Identifier: SC005-FITZ
Scope and Contents This collection mostly holds materials documenting the business and political career of John F. Fitzgerald. There are thirty-nine scrapbooks dating from 1896 to 1925 containing newspaper clippings, which mostly document Fitzgerald’s political career. The scrapbooks are in poor condition and this was noted in correspondence dating to when the materials were received. Additionally, there are political cartoons and loose newspaper clippings as well as copies of speeches and public addresses....
Dates: 1896; 1906-1914

Saint Mary’s Catholic Church of Newburyport, MA Account Book

 Item — Folder SC009-MARYS-001
Identifier: SC009-MARY
Scope and Contents

This account book belonged to Rev. Henry Lennon and Rev. Arthur J. Teeling of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. It contains fifty-eight pages of entries recording payments between 1852 and 1969. The account book was given to the Holy Cross Libraries in August 1960 and was transferred to the Archives and Special Collections at an unknown date.

Dates: 1852-1871

St. Bernard’s Church Account Book

 Item — Folder SC141-STBE
Identifier: SC141-STBE
Scope and Contents

The account book contains a record of expenses from 1850-1856, recorded by Rev. M.W. Gibson. It includes lists of expenses for building and furnishing a temporary chapel in 1850. The volume also contains the accounts of Rev. J. Boyce from 1856-1862, Rev. N. Noisseux. Assistant Pastor in charge of mission in West Boylston and the French in Worcester and Rev. P.J. O’Reilly, Assistant Pastor at St. John’s from 1857-59.

Dates: 1850-1863

Unidentified Account Book

 Item — Folder SC173-UNID-001
Identifier: SC173-UNID
Scope and Contents

This small volume contains accounts of legal and business transactions and is arranged in two parts. The first part appears to be for legal services for witnesses, (court?) officers, stationary, etc. It begins in 1858 and ends in the mid 1860’s with approximately 27 pages of entries. The second part of the volume records the sales of flour, grain, meal, oats etc. These transactions occur in the early 1860’s and one location that is mentioned is Bellingham (Massachusetts?).

Dates: 1858-1865