John Herdman's Day Book


Creator: Herdman, John David, Jr. (1770-1832)
Date(s): 1816 January 2-1818 June 30
Call Number: MSS 0096, Item 0147
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: This Newark, Delaware, hotel and tavern daybook belonged to owner, John David Herdman, Jr. It covers transactions for two-and-a-half years of the business with over 3000 entries, including the sale of beer, wine, and spirituous liquors from the tavern as well as charges for lodging at the hotel.
Physical Description: 1 volume (154 pages) 32 cm
Source: Purchase, May 2012.
Processing: Processed and encoded by Marrette Pearsall, October 2012. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard