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Object ID number 2003.06.006
Title "William Verstilles account book, New York, 1787" written on inside front cover. "Roswell Grant account book, 1873" written on first page.
Date ca. 1787 and ca. 1870-1877
Scope & Content Volume 6, 1787 and 1870-1877.
Horizontally shelved below Boxes 1, 3 and 4.

Following description taken from paper by Douglas Stein (See Notes):

Account book / daybook, ca. 1787, and later ca. 1870-1877. Early entries were possibly kept by William Verstilles, and there are accounts with Daniel Van Voorhis regarding paintings/portraits, jewelry, etc. Verstilles may have been a merchant from Wethersfield, CT. and Daniel Van Voorhis was a Gold & Silversmith in New York. Later accounts were perhaps kept by Roswell Grant, ca. 1870-1877, primarily for miscellaneous farm and labor expenditures, etc. "William Verstilles account book, New York, 1787" written on inside front cover. "Roswell Grant account book, 1873" written on first page. There are expenditures for coal, bridge fares, opera tickets, music, a baseball, etc.
Collection Ebenezer Grant Collection
People Grant, Roswell, 1848-1936
Van Voorhis, Daniel
Verstilles, William
Subjects Account books
Goldsmiths
Goldwork
Jewelry making
Silversmiths -- Connecticut
Silverwork -- Connecticut
Search Terms Ledgers
Year Range from 1787
Year Range to 1878