Ledger and Clippings Book

Title

Ledger and Clippings Book

Subject

Cook, Mary Truesdell, 1875-1974

Description

6" x 7 1/2" hardbound ledger book, approximately 60 pages, with worn patterned cover and leather binding. Originally used by unknown author from 1802 to the 1860's as an accounting ledger of monthly expenses. In the 1860's, the book was reused as a scrapbook for newspaper clippings, including obituaries, inspirational tracts, poems, and local news items. On many pages the clippings are pasted over the handwritten accounting lists.
Worn cover and binding; foxing, mildew and other staining on interior pages.

Creator

Unknown.

Date

1802-1880's

Contributor

Gift of Mary Truesdell Cook (1875-1974) to the Field Memorial Library.

Source

CHS.

Rights

CHS. Fair use.

Format

None

Type

Text

Identifier

FML-2014-012

Coverage

Conway, Mass.

Identifier

016

Citation

Unknown., “Ledger and Clippings Book,” Conway Historical Society, accessed September 18, 2021, https://conwaymasshistory.org/items/show/1026.