Detailed Description of The Collection

Series I: Smaller Sized Account Books 1770-1920

Box Folder
1 1 Adams Express Company, Cleveland, Ohio? 1871
1 2 A. D. Anderson and Company, unknown location 1860
1 3 D. W. Anderson and Company, location unknown 1861-1863
1 4 Anonymous, Cleveland merchant 1825-1826
1 5 Anonymous, Jefferson, Ohio 1824-1854
1 6 Anonymous, wool carder and cloth dresser, unknown location 1823-1828
Box Folder
2 1 Anonymous, Mentor and Willoughby, Ohio 1833-1844
2 2 Anonymous, Painesville, Ohio (Gift of Sidney S. Wilson in 1916) 1838-1840
2 3 Baldwin, Edward, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 1824-1843
2 4 Boughton, George, Trumbull County, Ohio (gift of E. P. Tanner) 1823-1848
2 5 Brough, John (tavern keeper), Marietta, Ohio (gift of Mrs. Bailey) 1802-1821
2 6 Bunts, Hermes (wool carder), Madison, Lake County, Ohio (accounts with various woolen companies) 1852-1861
Box Folder
3 1 Codding, G. M. (d. 1849), Summit County, Ohio, day book (gift of G. M. Codding in 1914) 1838-1852
3 2 Clapp, Thomas J. (farmer), Cuyahoga County, Ohio? 1844-1864
3 3 Clapp, Thomas J. (farmer), Cuyahoga County, Ohio? 1859-1871
3 4 Cooper, John (jurist), Easton, Pennsylvania 1821-1857
3 5 Everett, Azariah (doctor), Cleveland, Ohio 1854-1874
Box Folder
4 1 Farr, Eliel (civil engineer), Rockport, Ohio 1820-1842
4 2 Fenton, John, Bloomfield, Ohio 1845-1857
4 3 Fourth Ward Relief Committee, Cleveland, Ohio (includes memoranda of lots sold on Woodland Hills in Cleveland, Ohio 1863-1895
4 4 Gridley, A., unknown location (gift of W. H. Murray) 1848-1852
4 5 P. D. Hall and Company, unknown location 1862-1870
4 6 Hayden, M. M., Cleveland, Ohio 1841-1842
Box Folder
5 1 Head, B., location unknown 1804
5 2 Hogan and Wilson (merchants), Bedford, Ohio (gift of S. S. Wilson in 1916) 1840-1880
5 3 Hunt, William S. (farm laborer), Charlestown, Ohio 1841-1854
5 4 Huntington, Benjamin (1736-1780), Norwich, Connecticut 1770-1772
5 5 Kasota (Steamboat), Great Lakes 1883-1890
Box Folder
6 1 Morris, I. G. (farmer), Steubenville, Ohio 1856-1870
6 2 Nicholson, John (d. 1800), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, primarily accounts with Robert Morris (1734-1806) 1793-1796
6 3 George B. Ogden and Company (Great Lakes shipping), Cleveland, Ohio (gift of William Fitch in 1907) 1832-1833
6 4 Preston, Moses (farmer), Chester, Ohio 1803-1834
Box Folder
7 1 Renick, George (merchant), Chillicothe, Ohio 1808-1829
7 2 Renick, George Jr. (farmer), Chillicothe, Ohio 1845-1863
7 3 Schnably, Rudolph (d. 1864), West Salem, Ohio, including an inventory of Schnably's estate 1848-1866
7 4 Shinn, Joshua (school teacher), unknown location 1822-1869
7 5 Smith, C. L. (construction laborer and store keeper), Cleveland, Ohio 1879-1920
Box Folder
8 1 Spafford, Hiram (farmer), Bedford, Ohio (gift of A. S. Proctor in 1928) 1839-1851
8 2 Turney, Asa (farm laborer), Redding, Connecticut, and the Western Reserve (after 1809) 1786-1832
8 3 Thayer, Almon (shoemaker), Aurora, Ohio (gift of Ihna T. Frary) 1834-1842
8 4 Yonts, George (tailor), Ravenna, Ohio (gift of Alfred Mewett in 1937) 1814-ca. 1850

Series II: Oversize Account Books 1795-1886

Volume
1 Anonymous, Cleveland, Ohio, coal and ore mining 1880-1886
Volume
2 Balyard, John (merchant), Seven Mile, Butler County, Ohio (gift of John S. Flanigan in 1961) 1838-1841
Volume
3 Bentzel, Balser (b. 1774), unknown location, written in German script (gift of Leo G. Walter, Jr., in 1963) 1807-1850
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4 Crosby, Abijah (laborer), Lee, Massachusetts and Euclid, Ohio (after 1811) (gift of Clara Chamberlain McLeary in 1926) 1795-1832
Volume
5 Cuyahoga Forge, Cleveland, Ohio 1819-1822
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6 Fallis, John (farm laborer), unknown location 1809-1823
Volume
7-8 Gordon, Jonathan, unknown location (gift of Adolph Gottaschalk in 1920) 1811-1824
Volume
9 Kinsman and Potter (merchants), unknown location 1836-1837
Volume
10-11 Merrill, Horace (merchant), Chardon, OHio 1832-1845
Volume
12 Thayer, Almon (shoemaker), Aurora, Ohio 1835-1847
Volume
13 Washburn and Anderson (merchants), Greenwich, Ohio 1861-1862
Volume
14-15 Wright, Sherman (shoemaker), Salem (now Conneaut), Ohio (gift of Mrs. Phillips of Kingsville, Ohio) 1825-1846