Account book

Object number
2017.011.001
Date
1877 – 1898
Description
This ledger accounts for the daily operations of a working farm, very likely Hammersmith Farm, from 1877 through 1898. Items accounted include hay, crops, animals and physical improvements to structures and out buildings. It includes the care and shoeing of horses Bismark, David, Frank and Doctor. The beginning of the volume lists names of workers, details of work done on the farm and rate of pay. Subsequent pages list expenses for labor, supplies, etc.
Credit Line
Museum Purchase
Object Type
account books
Subjects
Agriculture
Expense accounts
Farming
Farms
Hammersmith Farm
Hay
Horses