William Whitehead account books

Descriptive Summary

Title
William Whitehead account books
Date
1843-1846
Creator
Whitehead, William
Extent
0.02 Cubic feet
Subjects
Blacksmithing
Farm equipment
Merchants.
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Laura A. Hess
Preferred Citation
62M11: [identification of item], William Whitehead account books, 1843-1846, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
William Whitehead was a wagon maker, who opened a blacksmith shop in 1845 in Frankfort, Kentucky.
Scope and Content
The William Whitehead account books record the sale of farm equipment in the blacksmith shop of William Whitehead in Frankfort, Kentucky. Materials consist of the daily records of payments received for farm implements and machinery. Also included are the accounts of individual customers and receipts of bills to be paid. In Volume 2, Whitehead records the opening of his store in September 1845 and the hiring of Elias Sanders for twenty dollars a month and William Sanders as an apprentice.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is available to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Volume 1, 1843-1846

  • Item 1
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Volume 2, 1845-1846

  • Item 2
Volume 2 contains a note by Whitehead that records the hiring of Elias Sanders for twenty dollars a month and of William Sanders as an apprentice for three years.
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Volume 3-- Daybook, 1845-1846

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Volume 4, 1845-1846

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