A Guide to the Anah Clark Account Book, 1825-185? Clark, Anah, Account Book, 1825-185? MS 94.5

A Guide to the Anah Clark Account Book, 1825-185?

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the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation's
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 94.5


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript number
MS 94.5
Title
Anah Clark Account Book, 1825-185?
Extent
1 item.
Creator
Anah Clark.
Language
English

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Preferred Citation

Anah Clark Account Book, Manuscript MS 94.5, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Acquisition Information

Gift, 1994.


Biographical/Historical Information

Anah Clark was a tailor in Vermont.

Scope and Content Information

Tailor's account book kept by Anah Clark between 1825 and the 1850s. The origin of this work is thought to be Middlon Springs, Vermont. However, some of the entries list the place name Middletown. It provides detailed documentation of daily transactions with customers. Each page lists an individual customer and details the prices charged for making various articles of clothing. Methods of payment for the clothing are also listed and include exchange of goods, as well as cash payments.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Clark, Anah.
  • Subjects:

  • Tailoring--Vermont.
  • Genre and Form Terms:

  • Account books--Vermont--19th century.