1830s Canton Ohio general store manuscript ledger / "Book Keeping by Single Entry Day Book 1. 1830"
Canton, Ohio March 1, 1830. John Hunt general store ledger / single entry bookkeeping. Saddle stitched binding in heavy blue wraps with textblock inset about 1/4 inch around the edges.  pages. Appears to be a mix of active entries recording sales and trips ("Adventure to Cincinnati, to profit on it") with example forms for receipts, security notes, etc., at rear that appear copied into the book for reference. A nice touch of doodling to wraps. Names mentioned include James Powell, Richard Danville, Robert Lawson, Isaac Sellers, Robert Rolston, Lemuel Marshall, Ralph Thompson, Seth Johnston. Lots of trade in textiles and dry goods. A very sturdy survivor.