Scope and Contents
This collection includes the register book of the Duncan House, a hotel located in Covington, Indiana. Entries range from August 1853 to December 1855 and include guest name, type of meal taken, number of horses stabled, and their permanent residence. Tucked in the front of the book is a July 4, 1853 handwritten note sent by a Jas. Simpson from Buffalo Prairie, Illinois to Mr. Duncan regarding a trunk left during a previous visit. Three pages of the register were also used to record "Sales of...