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Collection Reference Number GLC09234.25
From Archive Folder Collection of documents relating to Thompson Baxter of Quincy, Massachusetts, and his store in Stockton, California 
Title Account Book
Date 24 June 1850 - 2 October 1852
Author Baxter, Thompson (fl. 1849-1854)  
Document Type Business and financial document
Content Description Baxter's descriptive business ledger, dating from June 1850 through October 1852. . The main part of this 296 page ledger is a daily account of sales in the store, nothing what was purchased and the price. At the end are several pages listing the names of people who had made purchases on credit, including Reynolds & Co. Express and a couple of saloons
Subjects Gold Rush  Merchants and Trade  Finance  Westward Expansion  Commerce  
People Baxter, Thompson (fl. 1849-1854)  
Place written Stockton, California
Theme Westward Expansion; Merchants & Commerce; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859