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A Book of Accounts beginning Feb. 26 1791, 1791-1799
Title
A Book of Accounts beginning Feb. 26 1791, 1791-1799
Description
The marbled-hardcover book contains three sections: a two column debit and credit entry section for students and tutors, a list of "the Bills of the Senior Class calculated" for 1793 and 1794, and at the end of the volume a personal accounting of expenses from February 1797 through January 1799 kept by Shapleigh during the time he was Harvard's Librarian, for services including mending, wood hauling, and "To Miss Morie for cleaning windows & washing sheets," as well as purchases such as books, coffee, and theater tickets.
Repository
Harvard University Archives
Date
1791-1799
1791-1799
Rights
The records of the Harvard Butler are open for research.
Related Resource
Harvard University Archives: Records of the Butler, 1722-1799-->I. Quarterly accounts, 1722-1799
Citation
“A Book of Accounts beginning Feb. 26 1791, 1791-1799,” Colonial North American Project at Harvard, accessed November 18, 2017, http://colonialnorthamerican.library.harvard.edu/items/show/8385.