Guide to the Sullivan Account Book 1843 MG 1660

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Descriptive Summary
Biographical Note:
Scope and Content Note
Access Points
Administrative Information

Container List

Account Book

Guide to the Sullivan Account Book
1843
MG 1660

The New Jersey Historical Society
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Newark, New Jersey 07102
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The New Jersey Historical Society, Publisher
Processed by Evan Panayi.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. August 2006. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.Finding aid written in English.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Sullivan, John.
Title: Sullivan Account Book
Dates 1843
Abstract: This collection contains a single account book kept by a Newark merchant in 1843.
Quantity: .02 linear feet
Collection Number: MG 1660

Biographical Note:

John Sullivan seems to have been a Quakertown and Newark, NJ based merchant in the 1840s who sold many different types of items.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection contains the April 1843 account book of John Sullivan. The account book contains information with customer names and fees charged for such items as castor oil, bowls, lamps, cloth, shoes, molasses and numerous other items. Also, included are sales of liquor such as brandy and gin. Customers listed include such notable names as Ballantine and Lippincott.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Names:
Sullivan, John,
Subject Topics:
Dry goods–New Jersey–Newark.
Merchants–New Jersey–Newark.
Subject Places:
Newark (N.J.)
Document Types:
Account Books.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 1660, Sullivan Account Book, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

Donated by Laura S. Phillips, 2003.

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Container List

Account Book

Box Folder Title Date
1 1 John Sullivan, merchant, account book 1843

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