Item MS-4-74, SF Box 48, Folder 1 - Receipt book of Matthew Richardson

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Receipt book of Matthew Richardson

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  • Textual record

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MS-4-74, SF Box 48, Folder 1

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  • 1820-1822 (Creation)

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1.25 cm of textual records (1 folder) : 16.5 x 10 cm

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Matthew Richardson was a nineteenth century merchant based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He is supposed to have been in partnership with Earl Dalhousie, who had considerable funds at command while in British America.

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Item is a leather-bound receipt book with receipts from 28 December 1820 to 30 July, 1822. Receipts are written by idividuals who received cash (pound sterling) from Matthew Richardson.

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The corners of the cover are dog-eared and the spine is brittle.

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  • English

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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.

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