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Thomas Beall account book

Identifier: MS 0112


Day book of Thomas Beall (1748-1819), merchant of Georgetown, covers years 1812-1819 with additional entries in another hand for 1820.


  • 1812 - 1820


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.5 Linear Feet (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of H. Irvine Keyser II, 1948.

Scope and Contents

Beall lists personal and household expenditures. The household account deals in foodstuffs such as planting of corn, potatoes and turnips. An entry dated Aug 24, 1814 gives a brief account of the destruction of Washington DC by the British.

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Revision Statements

  • 2021-09-21: Manually entered into ArchivesSpace by Mallory Herberger.

Repository Details

Part of the H. Furlong Baldwin Library Repository

H. Furlong Baldwin Library
Maryland Center for History and Culture
610 Park Avenue
Baltimore MD 21201 United States