Ledger, 1816-1847

Title

Ledger, 1816-1847

Creator

Description

Account book of Dr. Jacob Dunham, a New Brunswick physician. Dunham recorded the debts of his customers for medical services. He also recorded money owed to him for hiring out his enslaved man Will.

After Dunham's death in 1832, his heirs used this ledger to record collection of debts owed to Dunham's estate.

Date

1816-1847

Temporal Coverage

1816-1831 (bulk of Dunham's own account records)
1832-1847 (estate collection records)

Language

English

Original format

Bound manuscript volume

Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries

Archival collection

Dunham, Jacob, Ledger, 1816-1847 (MC 71)

Citation

Dunham, Jacob, “Ledger, 1816-1847,” Scarlet and Black Digital Archive, Rutgers University, accessed December 5, 2022, https://scarletandblack.rutgers.edu/archive/items/show/249.