Manuscript Group 1242, Hudson S. Ellis (1815 – 1874), Ledger, 1848 – 1874
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ELLIS, HUDSON S. (1815-1874). Notary Public, Conveyancer,
Commissioner of Deeds.
Ledger, 1848-1874, 1 vol.
The account book reflects Ellis’ wide-ranging business interests,
illustrating his involvement with postal delivery, carting of
goods, repairs of market wagons and sleighs, and his sale of
watches, livestock and lumber. Ellis was a broker, real
estate agent who ran a loan office in Bordentown, N.J. The
ledger includes accounts with Franklin Hall Association of
Crosswicks, the Bordentown Bank, the Post Office Department, and
Trenton First National Bank.