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William Buckler account books

Identifier: MS 0166


This collection consists of 15 volumes of financial records belonging to William Buckler, a dry-goods merchant in Baltimore, circa 1788-1832.


  • 1788 - 1832


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

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7.0 Linear Feet (7 boxes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of William H. Buckler.

Scope and Contents

Financial records of Baltimore dry goods merchant: ledgers, 1788-1832 (2 volumes); daybooks, 1788-1791 (5 volumes); journal, 1794-1811 (1 volume); cashbook, 1798-1804 (1 volume); invoice book, 1793-1804, showing cargoes of dry goods shipped from London (1 volume); waste books, 1799-1830 (2 volumes); expense book, "Evergreen," 1805-1822, with accounts of ten or more servants and receipts at gate (1 volume). Some customers included: Archibald Campbell, Col. John Dorsey, Etting & Kennedy, Harry Dorsey Gough, William Grainger, Daniel Grant, William Harrison, Heathcote & Doll, Luther Martin, Charles Ridgeley, William Riggen, Hodgson & Nicholson, James McCannon.

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Revision Statements

  • 2021-09-25: 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