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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Chamberlain and Chase collection

Identifier: V032
Scope and Contents This collection includes three personal account books kept by Moody Chamberlain (1811-1832) and several daybooks and account books used by the Chamberlain and Chase sawmill (1835-1862).
Dates: 1811-1862

Daniel Bearss collection

Identifier: L013
Scope and Contents The collection consists principally of Bearss’ receipts, invoices, land documents, and account books relating to his business and land interests in Peru, Indiana. Also included are account books for his transactions with the Miami people (1838–1842), his Peru general store (1835–1845), and Peru sawmill (1851–1853). The collection also contains a letterbook containing copies of his letters relating to his claims against the Indiana and other business matters, correspondence (business...
Dates: 1830-1902

Ellsworth Walls collection

 Collection — Folder S1353
Identifier: S1353
Scope and Contents This collection comprises a 35-page autobiographical manuscript from Ellsworth Walls on December 14, 1936 covering his life from May 21, 1865 (his birth) to September 15, 1936 (the date of his wife Sarah's death).
Dates: 1936/12/14

Eugene, Indiana mills ledger

 Collection — Volume V393
Identifier: V393
Scope and Contents This collection includes a ledger used to record the Eugene, Indiana mill businesses that were owned by William Lea. Ranging from 1837 to 1845, the bulk of the entries are related to customer accounts regarding the sawmill. Other titled entries include cash accounts, bills payable, and the carding mill. The ledger begins with page 123, with the early pages having been removed some time prior to the volume's donation to the library.
Dates: 1837-1845

John Anderson account book

 Collection — Folder S024
Identifier: S0024
Scope and Contents This collection includes a photocopied account book from John Anderson in Hamilton County, Indiana ranging from 1855 to 1860 regarding financial transactions of a sawmill company.
Dates: 1855-1860

Perkins and Vert family papers

 Collection — Folder S0795
Identifier: S0795
Scope and Contents This collection includes an inventory of the personal estate of William Perkins of Lawrence County, Indiana (January 31, 1853); an indenture from James Hall of Indianapolis to John F. Vert of Marion County, Indiana regarding a lease of a sawmill in Lawrence Township in Marion County (June 27, 1853); a discharge paper for William H. Vert after completing his one year service with Company B, 150th Illinois Infantry Regiment (January 16, 1866); and a letter written by Lurania Goodman from Grayson...
Dates: 1853-1895

Posey County collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: S1687
Scope and Contents The collection contains materials related to Posey County, Indiana, comprising copies of handwritten minutes and constitution of the Society of New Harmony Community of Equality, New Harmony, Indiana (1825-1826); a typed, translated copy of a February 1, 1837 letter from Prince Maximilian von Wied to Charles Lesueur of New Harmony, Indiana regarding a visit to New Harmon y in 1832-1833 (original at Indiana Historical Society); a handwritten letter from W.H. Watkins in New Harmony to A.M....
Dates: 1825-1959

Sawmill account books

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: V381
Scope and Contents This collection includes two account books for a sawmill containing entries ranging from 1880 to 1888. The most common entry is a charge for sawing or "use of mill" for assorted items and uses of lumber. Not only are the uses of the lumber regularly designated, but the entries under individual names will specify the amount of sawing in feet of lumber, the type of tree and wood cut, and the amount charged for use of the mill. Occasional entries will not relate to lumber (e.g., "Bricklayer" and...
Dates: 1880-1888

Sawmill ledger

 Collection — Volume V382
Identifier: V382
Scope and Contents This collection includes a ledger used by a sawmill and lumber business located in Blackford County, Indiana. Ranging from 1882 to 1888, the entries record amounts of wood cut in feet, sometimes types of trees and woods, the uses to which the lumber was to put, and the amount charged for the use of the mill. Occasional references are made to services rendered. The collection also includes an 1887-1888 price list pamphlet from the Patent Metallic Weather Strip Company of New York that has...
Dates: 1882-1888