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Receipt book of Matthew Richardson
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MS-4-74, SF Box 48, Folder 1
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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.
The corners of the cover are dog-eared and the spine is brittle.
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There are no access restrictions on these materials. All materials are open for research.
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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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