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Edward Hitchcock geological survey account book, 1831 June 14 to 1832 May 8

Item Information

Title:
Edward Hitchcock geological survey account book, 1831 June 14 to 1832 May 8
Description:
An account book of expenses incurred kept by Edward Hitchcock during a portion of his geological survey of Massachusetts between June 1831 and May 1832. Expenses listed include dinner, lodging, food for his horse, tolls, postage, and supplies, among others. Expenses incurred by his assistant are included as well. Hitchcock also notes when and to whom he has sent bills for expenses.
Creator:
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Date:
June 14, 1831–May 8, 1832
Format:
Books
Genre:
Account books
Location:
Amherst College Archives & Special Collections
Box 11 Folder 12 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Edward and Orra White Hitchcock Papers
Subjects:
Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc.
Finance, Personal
Geological surveys
Costs
Hitchcock, Edward, 1793-1864
Places:
Massachusetts
Extent:
1 item (8 pages)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Public Domain: This material has been identified as being free of known restrictions under copyright law, including all related and neighboring rights. While Amherst College Archives & Special Collections claims no rights or authority over this material, we do ask that any publication or use of this material cite the Archives & Special Collections at Amherst College as the source of the images and the repository where the original documents can be found.
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Place of origin:
Massachusetts
Language:
English