J. W. K. Dix Account Book

1851-1852, 1864
Manuscript Collection #688
Dix, J. W. K.
Physical description
0.073 Cubic Feet, 1 item , an account book of personal expenses, prayers, meditations, and a hymn.
Preferred Citation
J. W. K. Dix Account Book (#688), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Account book (1851-1852, 1864) of Wilmington, NC resident, containing brief financial accounts and meditations.

Scope and arrangement

The 1851-1852 accounts concern money paid for goods, including a bucket, wood, drayage and food; household expenses for sheets, towels, and pillows; and such personal expenses as board, liquor, cologne, shoes, theatre, medicine, pew rental, and watch cleaning. Expenses for the year were totaled.

The entries for April and May 1864 begin with a notation of money received from Col. [William] MacRae. Entries were made for household expenses including flour, bacon, meal, and eggs; and personal expenses such as medicine, clothing, tin, and the Soldier's Aid Society. Expenses are totaled for April.

The final section of the volume concludes with essays on God and life, prayers, and an evening hymn.

Administrative information
Custodial History

December 1, 1994 (unprocessed addition 1), 1 volume; Account book (1851-1852, 1864) of Wilmington, N.C. resident, containing brief financial accounts and meditations. Donor: Mr. Reid Thomas.

Source of acquisition

Gift of Mr. Reid Thomas

Processing information

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Copyright notice

Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Key terms
Personal Names
Dix, J. W. K.--Finance, Personal
Home economics--Accounting

Container list
Box 1 J. W. K. Dix Account Book