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Title
Augustus Porter daybook
Names
Porter, Augustus (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1818 - 1822
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 3534
Topics
Porter, Augustus
Accounts -- New York (State) -- Niagara (Town) -- 19th century
Prices -- New York (State) -- Niagara (Town) -- 19th century
Merchants -- New York (State) -- Niagara (Town) -- 19th century
General stores -- New York (State) -- Niagara (Town) -- 19th century
Genres
daybooks
Physical Description
Extent: .21 linear feet (1 volume)
Description
Daybook kept by Augustus Porter, recording transaction for his general store in Niagara, New York, between 1818 and 1822. Includes prices of general merchandise (including food, clothing, leather, candles, hardware, grain, lumber, and liquors), as well as entries for wages paid and board furnished to his employees
Type of Resource
Text
Languages
English
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b18975037
MSS Unit ID: 3534
Archives collections id: archives_collections_3534
Photo Order: 63161
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9f6d4820-a76d-0139-7f7e-0242ac110002
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1818: Created (Approximate)
  • 2022: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Augustus Porter daybook" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1818 - 1822. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8c59f2c0-a78b-0139-989e-0242ac110002

Chicago/Turabian Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. "Augustus Porter daybook" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 4, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8c59f2c0-a78b-0139-989e-0242ac110002

APA Format

Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library. (1818 - 1822). Augustus Porter daybook Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8c59f2c0-a78b-0139-989e-0242ac110002

Wikipedia Citation

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Augustus Porter daybook