Scope and Contents
This collection includes an account book used by the Bardonner family of Hamilton County, Indiana with entries ranging from 1834 to 1895. The earlier entries relate to Henry Bardonner's business and are written in German. The book was later used by Margaret Bardonner Swartz to record biographical information about her parents and her husband. She also used it as a daily journal to record weather and seasonal activities from 1885 to 1895. Also included are accounting entries for the Waltz...