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Manuscript Group 2
BUSINESS RECORDS COLLECTION
1681-1963
40 cu. ft.



Business records of Pennsylvania turnpike, canal, and railroad companies; iron forges and furnaces; and numerous individuals involved in a wide variety of businesses-­banking, farming, lumbering, shipping, store keeping, tavern keeping, etc. Also included are records of religious organizations, civic groups, historical and military associations. The collection is divided into four sections: A.) Accounts of Iron Forges and Plantations, 1681, 1731-1913; B.) Accounts of Individuals and Companies, 1700-1960; C.) Transportation Accounts, 1795-1923; and D.) Unidentified Accounts, 1739-1914.

A. Accounts of Iron Forges and Plantations, 1681, 1737-1913.

Anonymous, 1789-1793.
  • Time and Coal Book, Rents. 1789-1793. (1 volume) {#2m.1} [Holdings]
  • Cash and Pig Book, 1789-1793. (1 volume) {#2m.2} [Holdings]

    Berkshire Furnace, Berks County, 1767-1826.
  • Journals, 1767-1815. (6 volumes, 7 folders) {#2m.3} [Holdings]
  • Ledgers, 1764-1826. (13 volumes, 5 folders) {#2m.4} [Holdings]

    Berkshire Furnace, Charming Forge, 1681, 1737-1902.
  • Cash Books, 1843-1902. (3 volumes, 1 folder) {#2m.5} [Holdings]
  • Day Book, 1855-1872. (1 volume) {#2m.6} [Holdings]
  • Deed Book, 1681-1856. (1 volume) {#2m.7} [Holdings]
  • Ledgers, 1748-1869. (8 volumes) {#2m.8} [Holdings]
  • Map, 1700's. (1 box) {#2m.9} [Holdings]
  • Patent Book, 1737-1805. (1 volume) {#2m.10} [Holdings]
  • Inventories, 1859-1898. (1 folder) {#2m.11} [Holdings]
  • Correspondence, 1827. (4 items) {#2m.12} [Holdings]

    Blue Mountain Forge, Ebling Family, Berks County, 1789-1803.
  • Ledger, 1789-1803. (1 volume) {#2m.13} [Holdings]

    Elizabeth Forge, Huntingdon County, 1809-1878.
  • Ledger, 1846-1868. (1 volume) (Accession #3306) {#2m.290} [Holdings]
  • Land Tract Surveys and Partnership Records for Erecting an Iron Works in Huntingdon County, 1809-1878. (2 boxes) (Accession #3306) {#2m.291} [Holdings]

    Elizabeth Furnace and Speedwell Forge, Brickerville, Lancaster County, 1764, 1829-1839
    .
  • Day Book, 1764, 1829-1836 (4 volumes) {#2m.14} [Holdings]
  • Ledger, 1834-1839. (1 volume) {#2m.15} [Holdings]

    Hope Furnace, Mifflin County, [ca. 1831-1849].
  • Miscellaneous Records, [ca. 1831-1849]. (1 folder) {#2m.16} [Holdings]

    Juniata Forge, Huntingdon County and Mary Ann Furnace, [Berks County], 1850.
  • Note Book, 1850. (1 volumes) {#2m.17} [Holdings]

    Laurel Furnace, Mount Braddock, Fayette County, 1804-1812.
  • Day Book, 1804-1812. (1 volume) {#2m.18} [Holdings]

    Lucinda Furnace, Reynolds and Evans, Clarion County, 1848-1858, 1870 -1877.
  • Account Book, 1848-1858, 1870-1877. (1 folder) {#2m.19} [Holdings]

    Octoraro Forge and Conowingo Furnace, Drumore Township, Lancaster County, 1833-1860.
  • Journal, 1833-1851. (1 volume) {#2m.20} [Holdings]
  • Accounts, 1859-1860. (1 folder) {#2m.21} [Holdings]

    Pennsylvania Furnace, Bellefonte, Centre County, 1820-1836.
  • Time Book, 1820-1836. (1 volume) {#2m.22} [Holdings]

    Pine Forge Plantation, Douglass Township, Berks County, 1838-1846.
  • Day Book 1838-1846. (1 volume) {#2m.23} [Holdings]
  • Draught by John Stauffer, 1838 (1 item) {#2m.24} [Holdings]

    Robesonia Iron Company, Robesonia, Berks County, 1898-1913.
  • Ledger, 1898-1913. (2 volumes){#2m.25} [Holdings]

    Rock Run Furnace, French Creek, Chester County, 1743-1747.
  • Ledger, 1743-1747. (1 volume) {#2m.26} [Holdings]

    Roxberry (Roxborough) Furnace, Heidelberg Township, Berks County, 1760 -1762.
  • Day Book, 1760-1762. (1 folder) {#2m.27} [Holdings]

    Saxton Furnace Company, Philadelphia, 1900-1905.
  • Cash Book, 1901-1904. (1 volume) {#2m.28} [Holdings]
  • Day Book, 1900-1905. (1 volume) {#2m.29} [Holdings]
  • Ledger, 1900-1905. (1 volume) {#2m.30} [Holdings]

    Stanhope Furnace (Breitenbach and Sheetz), Blue Mountains, near Pine Grove, Schuylkill County, 1847-1856.
  • Agreement Book, 1847-1860. (1 volume) {#2m.31} [Holdings]
  • Journal, 1851-1856. (1 volume) {#2m.32} [Holdings]

    Springfield Furnace, Blair County, 1815-1816, 1821-1828.
  • Day Book, 1815-1816. (1 volume) {#2m.33} [Holdings]
  • Store Book, 1821-1828. (1 volume) {#2m.34} [Holdings]

    Union Forge, Lebanon County, 1796-1798.
  • Journal, 1796-1798. (2 volumes) {#2m.35} [Holdings]

    B. Accounts of Individuals and Companies, 1700-1960.

    Adel, J. Shoemaker, 1836-1838.
  • Ledger, No. 2, 1836-1838. (1 volume) {#2m.36} [Holdings]

    Agnew, John, Merchant, Carlisle, 1783-1790.
  • Day Book, 1783-1790. (1 volume) {#2m.37} [Holdings]

    Andrews, Jacob F., New Providence, Lancaster County, 1876-1877.
  • Day Book, 1876-1877. (1 volume) {#2m.38} [Holdings]

    Axt, Henry T., [Philadelphia], 1858-1876.
  • Rent Receipt Book, 1858-1876. (1 volume) {#2m.39} [Holdings]

    Barge, Jacob, 1794-1803.
  • Bank Book, 1794-1799. (1 volume) {#2m.40} [Holdings]
  • Cancelled Checks, 1799-1803. (12 items) {#2m.41} [Holdings]

    Baughman, H., undated.
  • Ledger, undated. (1 volume) {#2m.42} [Holdings]

    Bechtel and Oberholtzer, Bechtelville, Berks County, 1858-1875.
  • Day Book, 1872-1875. (1 volume) {#2m.43} [Holdings]
  • Ledger, 1858-1874. (1 volume) {#2m.44} [Holdings]

    Becker, Menallen, [Adams County], 1803-1834.
  • Letter Book, 1803-1834. (1 volume) {#2m.45} [Holdings]

    Beidler, John, Estate, Rapho Township, Lancaster County, 1815-1817.
  • Receipt Book, 1815-1817. (1 volume) {#2m.46} [Holdings]

    Beyer, Dr. William F., 1879-1886.
  • Ledger, 1879-1886. (3 volumes, 1 folder) {#2m.47} [Holdings]

    Brown, John, 1779-1833.
  • Receipt Book, 1779-1833. (1 volume) {#2m.48} [Holdings]

    Buckley, (Miss) Clingan H., [Berks County], 1874.
  • Account Book, 1874. (1 volume) {#2m.49} [Holdings]

    Buck Mills (May Lumber Mill), H.H. May, Tionesta Creek, 1845-1869.
  • Day Books, 1845-1850. (2 volumes) {#2m.50} [Holdings]
  • Ledger, 1845-1869. (1 volume) {#2m.51} [Holdings]

    Canon, James, Walkersville, Centre County, Merchant, 1823-1824.
  • Journal, 1823-1824. (1 volume) {#2m.52} [Holdings]

    Clingan, Dr. C.M., [Philadelphia], 1873-1875.
  • Bank Book, 1873-1875. (1 volume) {#2m.53} [Holdings]

    Close, John, Merchant, Harrisburg and Mechanicsburg, 1800-1844.
  • General Correspondence, 1822-1839, undated. (1 folder) {#2m.54} [Holdings]
  • Legal Papers, 1809-1844. (1 folder) {#2m.55} [Holdings]
  • Accounts, 1800-1839, undated. (5 folders) {#2m.56} [Holdings]
  • Miscellaneous, undated. (1 folder) {#2m.57} [Holdings]

    Columbia Brewing Company, 1907-1911.
  • Voucher and Check Book, 1907-1911. (1 volume) {#2m.58} [Holdings]

    Conestoga Mills, Oregon, Lancaster County, 1877-1892.
  • Day Books, 1877-1892. (4 volumes) {#2m.59} [Holdings]

    Coults, James, Shipper to Barbados, Philadelphia, 1700-1702.
  • Ledgers, 1700-1704. (1 volume) {#2m.60} [Holdings]

    Crider, Henry and Andrew Heikes, Leather Dealer, 1824-1826.
  • Day Book, 1824-1826. (1 volumes) {#2m.61} [Holdings]

    Cummings, Albert S, [Physician], Selinsgrove, 1851-1872.
  • Day Book, 1851-1872. (1 volume) {#2m.62} [Holdings]

    Dannaker, George Jacob, Philadelphia, 1787-1796.
  • Receipt Book, 1787-1796. (1 volume) {#2m.63} [Holdings]

    Danner, George H. and Company, 1883-1886.
  • Day Book, 1883-1886. (1 volume) {#2m.64} [Holdings]

    Danner, George H. Country Store, Manheim, Lancaster County, 1863-1867.
  • Day Books, 1863-1867. {#2m.65} [Holdings]

    Davidson, R.B., Merchant and Shipper, Philadelphia, 1836-1848.
  • Journal, 1836-1848. (1 volume){#2m.66} [Holdings]
  • Ledger, 1836-1848. (1 volume) {#2m.67} [Holdings]

    Deardorff Family, 1824-1900.
  • Ledgers, 1824-1900. (2 volumes) {#2m.68} [Holdings]
  • Copy Book, 1845. (1 volume) {#2m.69} [Holdings]

    Deininger and Brother, Palmyra, 1868-1869.
  • Blotters, 1868-1869. (5 volumes) {#2m.70} [Holdings]

    Derr (Darr, Dare), George, Miller, Derry Township, Dauphin County, 1805 -1825.
  • Ledgers, 1805-1825. (2 volumes) {#2m.71} [Holdings]

    Diller, David, Cumberland County, Monroe Township, 1832-1835.
  • Ledger, 1832-1835. (1 volume) {#2m.72} [Holdings]

    Donaghy, William, 1875-1876.
  • Account Books, 1875-1876. (2 volumes) {#2m.73} [Holdings]

    Dorsey, Greensberry, and Hughes, Philadelphia Merchants, 1777-1788.
  • Receipt Book, 1777-1788. (1 volume) {#2m.74} [Holdings]

    Drip, William and Company, 1822-1825.
  • Ledger, 1822-1825. {#2m.75} [Holdings]

    Duncannon Iron Works, 1846-1849.
  • Correspondence, 1846, 1848-1849, undated. (3 folders) {#2m.76} [Holdings]

    East Broad Top Coal and Iron Company, 1871.
  • Letters Patent, 1781. (1 item) {#2m.77} [Holdings]

    Eby, George, Philip and George Arndt, Merchants, Manheim, Penn Township, Lancaster County, 1846.
  • Inventory of Goods, 1846. (1 folder) {#2m.78} [Holdings]

    Ellsworth Collieries Company, 1917.
  • Sociological Report, 1917. (1 volume) {#2m.79} [Holdings]

    Excelsior Carriage Works, Greenville, 1848-1864.
  • Ledger, 1848-1864. (1 volume) {#2m.80} [Holdings]

    Fahnestock, Boreus, Baltimore, Maryland, Merchant, 1785-1789.
  • Receipt Book, 1785-1789. (1 volume) {#2m.81} [Holdings]

    Fargo, Perry, Merchant, Erie County, 1859-1875.
  • Accounts, 1859-1875. (8 folders) {#2m.82} [Holdings]

    Farmers' and Mechanics Bank, Philadelphia (incorporated 1809), 1807, 1833 -1847.
  • Share Books, 1807, 1833-1847. (2 volumes) {#2m.83} [Holdings]

    The Farmer's Companion and Reference Book, 1888-1890.
  • Farmer's Companion and Reference Book, 1888-1890. (2 volumes) {#2m.84} [Holdings]

    Fort Hunter Saw Mill, Dauphin County, 1837-1838.
  • Day Book, 1837-1838. (1 volume) {#2m.85} [Holdings]

    Freytag, Michael and Hoffecker, John, 1820.
  • Receipt Book, 1820. (1 volume) {#2m.86} [Holdings]

    German, A.S., [Manheim], 1913.
  • Bank Book, 1913-1915. (1 volume) {#2m.87} [Holdings]
  • Sale Books, 1913. (12 volumes) {#2m.88} [Holdings]

    Gibbel, John, Sheep Dealer, Elizabeth Township, Lancaster County, 1845 -1846.
  • Account Book, 1845-1846. (1 volume) {#2m.89} [Holdings]

    Gibbel, S.S., 1883-1886, 1900.
  • Day Book, 1883-1886. (1 volume) {#2m.90} [Holdings]
  • Note Book, 1900. (1 volume) {#2m.91} [Holdings]

    Good, Martin, Highspire, Swatara Township, Dauphin County, 1874-1881.
  • Ledger, 1874-1881. (1 volume) {#2m.92} [Holdings]

    Green, Joseph, 1883-1895.
  • Account Books, 1883-1895. (2 volumes) {#2m.93} [Holdings]

    Gundacker, G. and Britzius, "Grinsburgh Store" [Grunsburgh], General Store, 1793-1803.
  • Ledger, 1793-1803. (1 volume) {#2m.94} [Holdings]

    Haig, Thomas Jr., Account Book, [ca. 1857-1870].
  • Account Book, [ca. 1857-1870]. (1 volume) {#2m.95} [Holdings]

    Hampton, John Newton, Blacksmith, 1820-1844.
  • Ledger, 1820-1844. (1 volume) {#2m.96} [Holdings]

    Hartzler, Levi, General Merchandise, Myerstown, 1846.
  • Stock Inventory, 1846. (1 volume) {#2m.97} [Holdings]

    Haynes, Walter, Ledger Book, Oden, Bark Shanty, King's Summit, and Gardenau, 1882-1907.
  • Ledger, 1882-1907. (1 volume) {#2m.293} [Holdings]

    Higbee, Joseph, Merchant, Philadelphia, 1794-1801.
  • Letter Book, 1794-1801. (1 volume) {#2m.98} [Holdings]

    Hostetter, Simon, 1876-1880.
  • Account Book, 1869-1870. (1 volume) {#2m.99} [Holdings]
  • Bank Book, 1876-1880. (1 volume) {#2m.100} [Holdings]

    Hummel, Jacob, Carpenter, Hummelstown, Dauphin County, 1830-1848.
  • Ledger, 1830-1848. (1 volume) {#2m.101} [Holdings]

    Hummel, John, Tailor and Hatter, Hummelstown, Dauphin County, 1816-1829.
  • Day Book, 1819-1829. (1 volume) {#2m.102} [Holdings]
  • Ledger, 1816-1827. (1 volume) {#2m.103} [Holdings]

    Irvin, Pierce, [Blacksmith], Lincoln, Ephrata Township, Lancaster County, 1883-1893.
  • Account Books, 1883-1885. (2 volumes) {#2m.104} [Holdings]

    Jenkins, Samuel, 1849-1852.
  • Memorandum Book, 1849-1852. (1 volume) {#2m.105} [Holdings]

    Kaufman, [], Roxbury, [Cumberland County], 1836-1955.
  • Day Book, 1836-1855. (1 volume) {#2m.106} [Holdings]

    Keasey, John, Farmer, Fannettsburg, Franklin County, 1841-1879.
  • Day Book, 1841-1879. (1 volume) {#2m.107} [Holdings]

    Keller, John F., Merchant, Harrisburg, 1829-1830.
  • Day Book, 1829-1830. (1 volume) {#2m.108} [Holdings]

    Kenyon Brothers, Furniture Dealers and Undertakers, Elkland, Tioga County, 1894-1909.
  • Voucher Book, 1894-1909. (1 volume) {#2m.109} [Holdings]

    Kern, [], Miller, Slatington, Lehigh County, 1845-1861.
  • Ledger, 1845-1861. (1 volume) {#2m.110} [Holdings]

    Kirk, Levi, 1816-1823, 1849-1874.
  • Ledger, 1816-1823, 1849-1874. (2 volumes) {#2m.111} [Holdings]

    Kirk, Lewis J., 1875-1883.
  • Ledger, 1875-1883. (1 volume) {#2m.112} [Holdings]

    Kirk, Rachel, York, 1811-1835.
  • Ledger, 1811-1835. (1 volume) {#2m.113} [Holdings]

    Kirk's Mills Post Office, Lancaster County, 1871-1917.
  • Postage Stamp Sales, 1909-1912. (1 volume) {#2m.114} [Holdings]
  • List of Newspaper and Pamphlets Received at Post Office, 1871-1892. (1 volume) {#2m.115} [Holdings]
  • Account of Money Sent for Papers, 1871-1877. (1 volume) {#2m.116} [Holdings]
  • Window registration Book, 1905-1914. (1 volume) {#2m.117} [Holdings]
  • Special Delivery, 1877-1912. (1 volume) {#2m.118} [Holdings]
  • Registered Letters, 1881-1917. (1 volume) {#2m.119} [Holdings]

    Kirk's Mill Store, Lancaster County, 1895-1912.
  • Ledgers 1895-1912. (2 volumes) {#2m.120} [Holdings]

    Kurtz, Jacob, Farmer, Lancaster County, 1826-1843.
  • Ledger, 1826-1843. (1 volume) {#2m.121} [Holdings]

    [Learey], John H., Saddler, Womelsdorf, Berks County, 1860-1867.
  • Ledger, 1860-1867. (1 volume) {#2m.122} [Holdings]

    Lewis, Horace Harvey, Account with D.M. Smiley and Company, Smiley, Fayette County, 1867.
  • Account Book, 1867. (1 volume) {#2m.123} [Holdings]

    Lewis, House (Hotel), New Milford, Susquehanna County, 1917-1918.
  • Register, 1917-1918. (1 volume) {#2m.124} [Holdings]

    Limerick Shoemakers, 1825-1829.
  • Day Book, 1825-1829. (1 volume) {#2m.125} [Holdings]

    Locust Grove Mills, 1884-1887.
  • Cash Book, 1884-1887. (1 volume) {#2m.126} [Holdings]

    Lower, William, Merchant, Hummelstown, Dauphin County, 1801-1827.
  • Ledger, 1801-1827. (1 volume) {#2m.127} [Holdings]

    Lyne, J.P. Hardware, Carlisle, Cumberland County, 1853-1858.
  • Day Book, 1853-1858. (1 volume) {#2m.128} [Holdings]

    McCord, William, Merchant, Lancaster, 1761-1767.
  • Cash Book, 1764-1767. (1 volume) {#2m.129} [Holdings]
  • Day Book, 1763-1767. (1 volume) {#2m.130} [Holdings]
  • Ledger, 1761-1766. (1 volume) {#2m.131} [Holdings]

    McCoy, William H., New Geneva, Fayette County, 1866.
  • Accounts, 1864, 1866. (8 items) {#2m.132} [Holdings]

    Markley, Jacob, Gunsmith, Northumberland County, 1780-1822.
  • Ledger, 1780-1822. {#2m.133} [Holdings]

    Mechanics Bank of Lancaster, Lancaster, Lancaster, County, 1868-1874.
  • Statement Book, 1868-1874. (1 volume) {#2m.134} [Holdings]

    Merchants Protective Association of Wiconisco and Lykens, Pennsylvania, 1905-1911.
  • Minute Book, 1905-1911. (1 volume) {#2m.135} [Holdings]

    Milford and Owego Turnpike Records, Susquehanna County, 1830, 1846.
  • Records, 1826-1846. (1 folder) {#2m.136} [Holdings]

    Millbach, Lebanon County, General Merchandise, 1883-1887.
  • Day Book, 1883-1887. (1 volume) {#2m.137} [Holdings]

    Miller, Peter S., Saddler, Churchtown, Cumberland County, 1840-1871.
  • Ledger, 1840-1871. (1 volume) {#2m.138} [Holdings]

    Miscellaneous Company, [ca. 1893-1902].
  • Advertising Space Ledger, [ca. 1893-1902]. (1 volume) {#2m.139} [Holdings]

    Miscellaneous Records for Various Companies, 1767-1874.
    (Many of these pertain to transactions by Mrs. Rambo Miller, Philadelphia, 1847 -1848). Mount Etna Wood House, Berks County, 1866-1893.
  • Ledger (Beef Purchases and Work Rolls), March 27, 1866 - July 22, 1893. (1 volume) {#2m.292} [Holdings]

    Mumper, John, Farmer and Ore Producer, Carroll Township, York County, 1836 -1863.
  • Ledger, 1836-1863. (1 volume) {#2m.141} [Holdings]

    Obercash, M.S., Bessemer House, Steelton, Dauphin County, 1901-1920
    .
  • Ledger, 1901-1920. (2 volumes) {#2m.142} [Holdings]

    Oenslager, John, Jeweler and Landlord, Harrisburg, 1849-1863.
  • Record of Accounts Paid, 1849-1863. (1 volume) {#2m.143} [Holdings]

    Panther Valley Electric Company, 1916-1919.
  • Day Book, 1916-1919. (1 volume) {#2m.144} [Holdings]

    Pennabaker and Halderman Oil Company, Venango and Butler Counties, 1860 -1863.
  • Ledger, 1860-1863. (1 volume) {#2m.145} [Holdings]

    Pennsylvania Business Development Company Collection, State College, Centre County, 1954-1955, 1960.
  • General Correspondence, 1954-1955, 1960. {#2m.146} [Holdings]
  • Notes, 1954-1955 (1 folder) {#2m.147} [Holdings]
  • Clippings, 1954-1955 (1 folder) {#2m.148} [Holdings]
  • Stock Subscription Agreement, 1954 (1 folder) {2m.149} [Holdings]
  • Time Book and Account Book of General Merchandise of Frank Vincent Sharp(e), 1906-1911. (1 folder) {#2m.150} [Holdings]

    Pennsylvania Industrial Reformatory, Kelley, John D., Contractor, Middle Penitentiary, Huntingdon, 1879-1881.
  • Ledger, 1879-1881. (1 volume) {#2m.151} [Holdings]
    (see also: RG 15)
  • Time Book, 1879-1881. (1 volume) {#2m.152} [Holdings]

    Pennsylvania Militia, 112th Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 16th Division, 1821 -1854.
  • Ledger, 1821-1854. (1 volume) {#2m.153} [Holdings]

    Perry, Samuel R. and Henry B. Seidel, Merchants, Shoemakersville, Berks County, 1830-1848.
  • Ledger, 1830-1848. (1 volume) {#2m.154} [Holdings]

    Philadelphia Bank, 1812-1822.
  • Stockholder's Lists, 1812-1822. (3 volumes) {#2m.155} [Holdings]

    Porter, Andrew and Christie, John, Philadelphia Brokers, 1790-1793.
  • Journal, 1790-1793. (1 volume) {#2m.156} [Holdings]

    Rankin, C.A., Merchant, Clarion, Clarion County, 1868-1901.
  • Day Books, 1868-1901. (3 volumes) {#2m.157} [Holdings]
  • Journal, 1868-1873. (1 volume) {#2m.158} [Holdings]

    Raquet, James, Contractor, Newtown Academy, Bucks County, 1798.
    Receipt Book, 1798. (1 volume) {#2m.159} [Holdings]

    Reamstown, Lancaster County, Cobbler Shop, 1838-1869.
  • Ledger, 1838-1869. (2 volumes) {#2m.160} [Holdings]

    Rice, Robert A., Contractor, Newport, Perry County, 1909-1925.
  • Ledger, 1909-1925. (1 volume) {#2m.161} [Holdings]

    Rine, J.M., Merchant, Mckee's Half Falls, Snyder County, 1869-1877.
  • Day Book, 1869-1877. (1 volume) {#2m.162} [Holdings]
  • Ledger, 1853-1873. (1 volume) {#2m.163} [Holdings]

    Riter, George, Wagonmaster, 1794.
  • Receipt Book, 1794. (1 volume) {#2m.164} [Holdings]

    Roberts, Daniel, Merchant, Elk Creek, Erie County, 1888-1894.
  • Ledger, 1888-1894. (2 volumes) {#2m.165} [Holdings]

    Rothermel, Peter, Reading, Berks County, for Estate of Debora Rothermel deceased, 1844-1845.
  • Receipt Book, 1844-1845. (1 volume) {#2m.166} [Holdings]

    Rupp, George N., Farmer, Lower Allen Township, Cumberland County, 1871 -1877.
  • Inventory of George Rupley Estate, 1843. (1 volume) {#2m.167} [Holdings]
  • Receipt Book, 1871-1877. (1 volume) {#2m.168} [Holdings]

    Rutter, John P., Norristown, Montgomery County, 1884-1846.
  • Dividend Book, 1844-1846. (1 volume) {#2m.169} [Holdings]

    Sands, E.E., Merchant, White Bear, Berks County, 1881-1887.
  • Ledger, 1881-1887. (1 volume) {#2m.170} [Holdings]

    Schoch, Jacob and Company, General Merchandise, St. Johns, Berks County, 1834-1882.
  • Day Book, 1870-1882. (1 volume) {#2m.171} [Holdings]
  • Ledgers, 1834-1881. (3 volumes) {#2m.172} [Holdings]

    Segner, Aaron, Watch Repairman, Lykens, Dauphin County, 1866-1878.
  • Ledger, 1866-1878. (1 volume) {#2m.173} [Holdings]

    Shawnee Mine, Fuller Shaft, 1867-1871.
  • Account of Coal Mined, 1867-1871. (1 folder) {#2m.174} [Holdings]

    Shiers, George, Mt. Joy, Lancaster County, 1873-1874.
  • Day Books, 1873-1874. (1 folder) {#2m.175} [Holdings]

    Silver Lake Bank, 1819-1827.
  • Share Book, 1817-1819. (1 volume) {#2m.176} [Holdings]
  • Stock Transfer Book, 1819-1827. (1 volume) {#2m.177} [Holdings]

    Smith, Elizabeth C., Dressmaker, Philadelphia, 1890-1893.
  • Ledger, 1890-1893. (1 volume) {#2m.178} [Holdings]

    Snydersville Post Office, Monroe County, 1849-1851.
  • Account book, 1849-1851. (1 volume) {#2m.179} [Holdings]

    Sons of Temperance, Bellona Division, 1845-1848.
  • Ledger, 1845-1848. (1 volume) {#2m.180} [Holdings]

    Southwark Foundry and Machine Company, Philadelphia, 1880-1915.
  • Repair Book No. 2, 1880-1915. (1 volume) {#2m.181} [Holdings]
  • Drawing Number Book No. 2, 1894-1904. (1 volume) {#2m.182} [Holdings]

    Standard Steel Works, Burnham, Mifflin County, 1875-1948.
  • Accident Records, 1916-1930. (3 volumes) {#2m.183} [Holdings]
  • Appropriations, 1930-1932. (1 volume) {#2m.184} [Holdings]
  • Bank Accounts, 1913-1917, 1924-1926. (2 volumes) {#2m.185} [Holdings]
  • Bills of Lading, 1906. (1 folder) {#2m.186} [Holdings]
  • Cash Book, 1902-1906, 1919, 1923-1935. (9 volumes) {#2m.187} [Holdings]
  • Cash Disbursements, 1927-1928, 1930. (3 volumes) {#2m.188} [Holdings]
  • Compensation Paid Employees, 1925-1929. (1 volume) {#2m.189} [Holdings]
  • Contract Ledger, 1922-1929. (1 volume) {#2m.190} [Holdings]
  • Cost Data, 1927, 1929-1930. (3 volumes) {#2m.191} [Holdings]
  • Financial Statements, 1909-1926, 1928-1937, 1946-1948, undated. (20 folders) {#2m.192} [Holdings]
  • Invoice Books, 1927-1930. (4 volumes) {#2m.193} [Holdings]
  • Journals, 1875-1925. (14 volumes) {#2m.194} [Holdings]
  • Ledgers, 1875-1929. (17 volumes) {#2m.195} [Holdings]
  • Open Account Ledgers, 1923-1927, 1930. (2 volumes) {#2m.196} [Holdings]
  • Pay Roll Distribution, 1928-1931. (2 volumes) {#2m.197} [Holdings]
  • Pay Roll Summaries, 1907-1908. (10 volumes) {#2m.198} [Holdings]
  • Receipts, 1922. (1 volume) {#2m.199} [Holdings]
  • Shipment Reports, 1920-1932. (2 volumes) {#2m.200} [Holdings]
  • Statistical Record, 1912-1930. (1 volume) {#2m.201} [Holdings]
  • Time Books, 1897-1899, 1902. (3 volumes) {#2m.202} [Holdings]
  • Transfer Stock ledgers, 1918-1933. (4 volumes) {#2m.203} [Holdings]
  • Wage Statistics, 1917-1926. (4 folders) {#2m.204} [Holdings]

    Staudt, Elias, Merchant, "Kindaqua," Lehigh County, 1875-1877.
  • Ledger, 1875-1877. (1 volume) {#2m.205} [Holdings]

    Stockton, William T., [Master Mechanic], 1806-1816.
  • Bank and Work Account Book, 1806-1816. (1 volume) {#2m.206} [Holdings]

    Stoever, William H. and John H., Millers, Freeport Mills, 1857-1893.
  • Day Book, 1869-1870. (1 volume) {#2m.207} [Holdings]
  • Ledgers, 1857-1893. (2 volumes) {#2m.208} [Holdings]

    Strasbaugh, Ambrose A., Merchant, Fort Hunter, Dauphin County, 1846-1853.
  • Ledger, 1846-1853. (1 volume) {#2m.209} [Holdings]

    Taper - Sleeve Pulley Works (Erie Clutch and Pulley Company), Erie, 1877 -1887, 1904, undated.
  • Letter Press Books, 1877-1887. (5 volumes) {#2m.210} [Holdings]
  • Catalogues, 1904, undated. (3 items) {#2m.211} [Holdings]

    Trappe Post Office, Montgomery County, 1848-1854.
  • Accounts, 1848-1854. (5 items) {#2m.212} [Holdings]

    Usher, Robert, Philadelphia Merchant and Shipper, 1759-1761.
  • Invoice Book, 1759-1761. (1 volume) {#2m.213} [Holdings]

    Valley Forge Centennial and Memorial Association, 1878-1910.
  • Cash Books, 1878-1910. (1 volume) {#2m.214} [Holdings]

    Vanderslice, John, Watch Repairer, Womelsdorf, Berks County, 1804-1844.
  • Day Books, 1804-1845. (2 volumes) {#2m.215} [Holdings]
  • Ledgers, 1810-1844. (2 volumes) {#2m.216} [Holdings]

    Von Neida, John, Saddler, [Womelsdorf], Berks County, 1806-1828.
  • Day Book, 1806-1828. (1 volume) {#2m.217} [Holdings]

    Walker, John, Tavern Keeper, 1795-1800.
  • Ledger, 1795-1800. (1 volume) {#2m.218} [Holdings]

    Walton, Benjamin T., Merchant, Philadelphia, 1846-1870.
  • Receipt Book, 1846-1870. (1 folder) {#2m.219} [Holdings]

    Weigley Family, Merchants, Lebanon County, 1838-1894.
  • Ledgers, 1838-1887. (3 volumes) {#2m.220} [Holdings]
  • Cash Book, 1864-1894. (1 volume) {#2m.221} [Holdings]
  • Stock Appraisal Book, 1890. (1 volume) {#2m.222} [Holdings]

    Wilkes - Barre Bank Collection, Wilkes - Barre, Luzerne County, 1870 - 1913.
  • Anthracite Saving Bank -Charter, By-Laws, History, and Peoples Bank - Charter, History 1870-1912, undated. (1 folder) {#2m.223} [Holdings]
  • Miners Bank, Charter, By-Laws, History, Advertising, 1876-1913. (1 folder) {#2m.224} [Holdings]

    Woelfly, Simon J. and Pamela E., Jonestown, Lebanon County, 1869-1885.
  • Account Books, 1869-1885. (2 volumes) {#2m.225} [Holdings]

    Zantzinger, Paul, Merchant, Lancaster County, 1773-1781.
  • Ledger, 1773-1781. (1 volume) {#2m.226} [Holdings]

    Zook, David, 1820.
  • Receipt Book, 1820. (1 folder) {#2m.227} [Holdings]


    C. Transportation Accounts, 1795-1923


    Allegheny Portage Railroad (Pennsylvania Canal), 1831-1852
  • Journals, 1831-1852. (3 volumes) {#2m.228} [Holdings]
  • Ledger, 1850. (1 volume) {#2m.229} [Holdings]

    Bear Creek Railroad Company and Shenango and Allegheny Railroad Company, 1865-1877
  • Cash Book, 1865-1877. (1 volume) {#2m.230} [Holdings]
  • Certificates of Stock, 1866-1869. (1 volume) {#2m.231} [Holdings]

    Berks County Railroad Company, 1871
  • Share Book, 1871. (1 volume) {#2m.232} [Holdings]

    Berlin Branch Railroad Company, Adams County, 1876
  • Articles of Association, 1876. (2 items) {#2m.233} [Holdings]

    Chambersburg - Bedford Turnpike Road Company, 1865-1911.
  • Minutes of Meetings of Board. (1 volume) {#2m.234} [Holdings]

    Columbia and Philadelphia Railroad (Pennsylvania Canal), 1852-1857
  • Journals, 1852-1857. (3 volumes) {#2m.235} [Holdings]

    Darby Turnpike or Plank Road Company, 1850-1863
  • Minute Book, 1850-1863. (1 volume) {#2m.236} [Holdings]

    Harrisburg, Carlisle, and Chambersburg Turnpike Road Company, 1816-1880
  • Day Book, 1819-1856. (1 volume) {#2m.237} [Holdings]
  • Ledgers, 1816-1880. (2 volumes) {#2m.238} [Holdings]

    Lancaster and Susquehanna Slackwater Navigation Company, 1848
  • Bond, 1848. (1 item) {#2m.239} [Holdings]

    Lehigh Valley Railroad Company, 1855 -1861
  • Day Book, 1858-1860. (1 volume) {#2m.240} [Holdings]
  • Way Bill Book, 1855-1861. (1 volume) {#2m.241} [Holdings]

    Manheim and Lititz Turnpike Road Company, 1884-1923
  • Minutes, 1884-1923. (1 volume) {#2m.242} [Holdings]
  • Accounts, 1917-1921. (1 folder){#2m.243} [Holdings]

    Midland Pennsylvania Railroad, [ca. 1900]
  • Blueprints, [ca. 1910]. (57 items) {#2m.244} [Holdings]

    Peipher's Daily Line - Harrisburg to New York, 1873-1876
  • Manifest Book, 1873-1876. (1 volume) {#2m.245} [Holdings]

    Pennsylvania Canal:
    See: Allegheny Portage Railroad
    Columbia and Philadelphia Railroad
    Western Division

    Pennsylvania Petroleum Rail Road Company, Meadville, Crawford County, 1872, 1876
  • Stock Certificate Books, 1872,1876. (2 volumes) {#2m.246} [Holdings]

    Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike Road, 1795
  • Stock Share, 1795. (1 item) {#2m.247} [Holdings]

    Pioneer Packet Boat Company, 1835-1846
  • Journal, 1835-1846. (1 volume) {#2m.248} [Holdings]
  • Legal Papers, 1835-1846. (1 folder) {#2m.249} [Holdings]

    Pittsburgh and New Alexandria Turnpike Road Company, 1827-1853
  • Minute Book, 1827-1853. (1 volume) {#2m.250} [Holdings]

    Reliance Transportation Company, 1834-1852
  • Ledger, 1834-1837. (1 volume) {#2m.251} [Holdings]
  • Legal Papers, 1836-1852. (1 folder) {#2m.252} [Holdings]
  • Manifest Book, 1835-1837. (1 volume) {#2m.253} [Holdings]

    Susquehanna and Tide Water Canal, and Weight Lock, York Furnace, 1858 - 1870
  • Boat Register Books, 1858-1870. (2 volumes) {#2m.254} [Holdings]

    "The Tiger Coach Register," Lewistown, Dauphin County, 1893-1920
  • Register, 1893-1920. (1 volume) {#2m.255} [Holdings]

    Unidentified Forwarding Accounts, 1853
  • Day Books, 1853. (2 volumes) {#2m.256} [Holdings]

    United States Portable Boat Line, Pittsburgh and Philadelphia, 1841-1881
  • Ledger, 1841-1881. (1 volume) {#2m.257} [Holdings]
  • Manifest Books, 1841-1846. (2 volumes) {#2m.258} [Holdings]

    Western Division (Pennsylvania Canal), 1834
  • Manifest Books, 1841-1846. (1 volume) {#2m.259} [Holdings]

    D. Unidentified Accounts, 1739-1913

    Account Books, 1800-1889
  • Tobacco Mill Accounts, 1800 (1 volume) {#2m.260} [Holdings]
  • Dressmaker's Accounts, 1845-1846 (1 volume) {#2m.261} [Holdings]
  • Work Pay Accounts, 1855-1872 (8 volumes) {#2m.262} [Holdings]
  • Poultry Accounts, 1879-1880 (1 volume) {#2m.263} [Holdings]
  • Fence Repairing Accounts, undated (4 volumes) {#2m.264} [Holdings]

    Cash Books, 1791-1893
  • Board, Rent, Stock Exchange Cash Book, 1879-1893 (1 volume) {#2m.265} [Holdings]
  • [Hopewell Forge] Cash Book, 1791-1792 (1 volume) {#2m.266} [Holdings]
  • Money Received and Spent Cash Book, 1847-1849 (1 volume) {#2m.267} [Holdings]

    Day Books, 1739-1913 - some now identified, See: Agnew, John.
  • Feed, Flour, etc., 1894-1895, 1897-1899 (2 volumes) {#2m.268} [Holdings]
  • Groceries, 1891-1893 (1 volume) {#2m.269} [Holdings]
  • Harrisburg Drug Vendor, 1810-1813 (1 volume) {#2m.270} [Holdings]
  • Harrisburg Notions, 1814-1816 (1 volume) {#2m.271} [Holdings]
  • Lebanon Plumbing Firm, 1892-1894 (1 volume) {#2m.272} [Holdings]
  • Philadelphia Merchant, 1836-1841 (1 volume) {#2m.273} [Holdings]
  • Pittsburgh Merchant, 1847-1851 (1 volume) {#2m.274} [Holdings]
  • Store Accounts, 1816-1818, 1819-1824, 1873-1876, 1909 -1913 (6 volumes) {#2m.275} [Holdings]
  • Store Accounts, Coaling and Casting, Spirits, etc., 1795-1796 (1 volume) {#2m.276} [Holdings]
  • Store Accounts, West Hill, Cumberland County, 1832-1833 (1 volume) {#2m.277} [Holdings]
  • Tailor Accounts, 1838-1848 (1 volume) {#2m.278} [Holdings]
  • Wood Sold, 1837-1838 (1 volume) {#2m.279} [Holdings]

    Journals, 1799-1808
  • Berryhill, 1799-1800 (1 volume) {#2m.280} [Holdings]
  • Gettysburg, Spruce Creek, Vendue list, 1804-1808 (1 volume) {#2m.281} [Holdings]

    Ledgers, 1774-1890
  • Feed and Saddlery Work, 1873-1882 (1 volume) {#2m.282} [Holdings]
  • In German, 1853-1868 (1 volume) {#2m.283} [Holdings]
  • Lancaster County Brewery Beer Sale, 1878-1890 (1 volume) {#2m.284} [Holdings]
  • Merchandise, 1834-1839, 1865-1872 (2 volumes) {#2m.285} [Holdings]
  • Miller with General Store, 1783-1802 (1 volume) {#2m.286} [Holdings]
  • Personal, 1835-1854 (1 volume) {#2m.287} [Holdings]
  • Tailor, 1774-1777 (1 volume) {#2m.288} [Holdings]

    Miscellaneous, 1884
  • Stock Inventories, 1884 (2 volume) {#2m.289} [Holdings]


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