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Moscrip, Allan & Company ledger
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- Textual record
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- Source of title proper: Title based on the inscription found inside the cover of the ledger and on information found in 88-018 Ledger #1.
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- Moscrip, Allan & Company
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1 cm of textual records
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Name of creator
Moscrip, Allan & Company sold hardware, machinery, and farm equipment to several businesses and individuals in the Peterborough County and United Counties of Northumberland and Durham area during the years 1853-1867.
Scope and content
Fonds consists of one ledger identified as having belonged to Moscrip, Allan & Company. The business sold hardware, machinery, and farm equipment, and repaired same. Some customers were contractors, blacksmiths, wagoners; addresses of customers were Hamilton Township, Cobourg, Oshawa, Peterborough, Port Hope, and Bowmanville. Some business was carried on with schooners. Other customers included Dr. Gilchrist; Thomas Trail [Traill]; Cobourg-Peterborough Distillery; Ontario Distillery; Cobourg, Peterborough & Marmora Railway and Mining Co.; R.A. Waddell, Sheriff; and merchants and farmers. Accounts for 1867 listed Trustees of Common Schools with charges for two school bells. The ledger includes an index.
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This fonds was donated from an unknown source.
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For related records see: 88-018.
The ledger is located in the Large Materials Cabinet - Drawer 40.