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Andrew J. Odenwelder Ledger

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0368
Abstract

A nineteenth century ledger contains example of calligraphy and extensive examples of arithmetic calculations in preparation for various trades such as carpentry, mercantile, roofing and masonry by Andrew Jackson Odenwelder of East Allen Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1837 - 1848; Majority of material found within 1843 - 1847

Documents Related to Lehigh Valley Homeopathy

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0348
Abstract

This small collection contains documents related to the establishment of homeopathic medicine in America. The first homeopathic medical school was founded in Bath, Pennsylvania in 1828 and later built in 1834 in Allentown, Pennsylvania rather than the famous Hahnemann Homeopathic College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1848.

Dates: 1828-1941

Greenhills (Pa.) Slate Quarry Ledger

 Item
Identifier: SC MS 0295
Abstract

A business account record of activities in the slate mining industry in Slatington, Pennsylvania. Not only was slate mining a business but farming activities and township business are prominently mentioned as well.

Dates: 1872-1889

Merchant William Kern General Store Daybook

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0352
Abstract

A 19th-century merchant's general store daybook featuring the pattern of commerce in the years 1827-1844 for an entrepreneur who was a carpenter, blacksmith, tradesman also became a judge of elections. Many names of customers in the ledger are family names that are still prominent in the Carbon and Northampton Counties of Pennsylvania.

Dates: 1827-1855

Penn Patent, 1773: property record for land on Lehigh River island, Easton (Pa.)

 Collection
Identifier: SC MS 0240
Abstract

An American colonial era Patent (property record) from the Penn Family granting mineral, hunting and fishing rights on their land.

Dates: 1773

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