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Fountain County, J.W. McDermonds Store account book

 Collection — Volume: V245
Identifier: V245

Scope and Contents

The collection includes one account book and a sales slip from a general store in Fountain County. The entries in the account book are dated 1855 and fill the first 38 pages of the day book. In the first two columns of each entry, reference is made by page number to another record book which is not part of this collection. An undated sales slip from J.W. McDermond’s Boston Store of Attica, Indiana is located inside the front cover of the account book.


  • 1855

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Legal title, copyright, and literary rights reside with Rare Books and Manuscripts, Indiana State Library, Indianapolis, IN. All requests to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted to Rare Books and Manuscripts.

Administrative History

J. W. McDermond’s Boston Store in Attica, Indiana may have created the account book in this collection.


0.01 Cubic Feet (1 volume)

Language of Materials



This collection contains one item.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Rare Books and Manuscripts as a donation.


No further additions are expected.

Processing Information

Collection processing completed 1999 by Philip N. WIlliams. EAD finding aid created 1999 by Philip N. WIlliams.
Fountain County, J.W. McDermonds Store account book
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Repository Details

Part of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Repository

140 North Senate Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204 U.S.A.