J. W. K. Dix Account Book, 1851-1852, 1864

Manuscript Collection #688

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: J. W. K. Dix Account Book
    Creator: Dix, J. W. K.
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Account book (1851-1852, 1864) of Wilmington, NC resident, containing brief financial accounts and meditations.
    Extent: 0.073 Cubic feet, 1 item , an account book of personal expenses, prayers, meditations, and a hymn.
  • Description
     

    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
     
    Accessions Information

    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.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Mr. Reid Thomas

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

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

    Preferred Citation

    J. W. K. Dix Account Book (#688), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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