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Accession Number: 76-012

Title

Thomas B. Collins day book. -- 1884-1903. -- 1 item.

Biography / History

Thomas B. Collins owned a general store in Millbrook, Ontario, in the late 1800's and early 1900's.

Custodial History

This item was in the custody of B.K. Van Buren before it was donated to the Trent University Archives.

Scope and Content

This item is a day book of T.B. Collins. It has daily entries from June 27, 1884 to August 22, 1885 showing the sales of general merchandise, as well as several entries "to cash". From October 1885 to November 1903, entries are in the form of accounts, are not daily, and deal mostly with cash exchanges. Also included are entries relating to mortgages; details of expense accounts for building barns, houses and other buildings and items. In the back of the book, entries are headed "Pump Business:, December 1884-October 1885.

Notes

Title based on the contents of the item.

This item was donated by B.K. Van Buren of Port Hope, Ontario.

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