St. Albans Bay, Vermont, 1834. Hardcover. Good. Approx. 8" x 6.5" ledger with brownish marbled paper covered boards and brown leather spine and corners. 204 pages. All pages used including the front and rear paste downs. Paper on boards is very worn. Leather corners rubbed. Several commodities and services documented in this apparent store ledger. Products listed include butter, apples, corn, hay, rye, hog lard, mutton, peas, potatoes, pig, sheep, tobacco, whiskey, etc. Clothing and other services recorded include boots, shirt, timber, carpentry, use of wagons, yoke of oxen, lime, labor payments, etc. The majority of accounts are dated between 1821-1827. One account page has a date of 1834. An inscription by Lady Mosher on the front paste down which identifies herself as the owner of the "Scrapbook" states, "This is my scrapbook. It used to be my Grandfathers account book. My Grandfather's Grandfather was a titled nobleman from England - his name was Lord John Russel (sp)." No direct connection between Mosher and Lord John (Russell) found in genealogical searches on the internet. (Inventory #: 6915)
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