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Title
Account book from Unthank Hall, Derbyshire.
Creator
Lowe, John, 1763-1837.
Date Created and/or Issued
1775-1815
Contributing Institution
UCLA, William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Collection
Early Modern English Manuscripts from UCLA’s Clark Library
Rights Information
Public Domain
Material in the public domain. No restrictions on use.
Description
Scope/Content: Account book kept by John Lowe of Unthank Hall, Derbyshire. The volume mainly consists of farm accounts for things such as rents, sheep raising, livestock feed, laborers' wages, building supplies and other miscellaneous transactions. It also includes some family birth and death information, including the burial expenses for John Lowe (d. 1793), as well as some medical recipes. One 1814 itemized bill for payment by John Lowe is laid in at the front of the volume and appears to be from a merchant named Hill.
Condition: Bound in original vellum, worn and stained but sturdy; vellum torn at foot of spine, but with no damage to text block.
Type
text
Form/Genre
Account books
Extent
184 pages, bound ;41 cm
Identifier
f MS.2015.012
Language
English
eng
Subject
Agriculture--Accounting--Early works to 1800.
Place
England--Derbyshire--Holmesfield
Location
CLUW

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