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Alex. Brown & Sons records, 1796-1908

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BOX 244-254 Accounts Current, 1826-1881
Volumes appear to be summaries of accounts receivable and accounts payable. Account entries include account name, transaction date, description of transaction, and amounts credited and debited. Some volumes contain alphabetical indexes of account, customer, and client names.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 244 1826-1834
BOX 245 1826-1838
BOX 246 1824-1838
BOX 247 1830-1842
BOX 248 1842-1847
BOX 249 1858-1866
BOX 250 1871-1872
BOX 251 1872-1873
BOX 252 1873-1874
BOX 253 1877-1879
BOX 254 1879-1881
BOX 255-258 Blotters, 1805-1839
Daily journals of business transactions in the order of their occurrence showing store location, date of transaction, folio number, name of customer or client, nature of transaction, description of merchandise, quantities, and amounts received and expended.
Arranged chronologically by date of business transaction.
BOX 255 1805-1806
BOX 256 1821-1823
BOX 257 1823-1824
BOX 258 1838-1839
BOX 259-266 Miscellany, 1802-1908
BOX 259-261 Union Railroad Company Sinking Fund Journals and Ledgers, 1870-1886
Journals and ledgers for ground rent accounts held by trustees of the sinking fund of the Union Railroad Co., Baltimore, Md. Volume entries include date of transaction, account number, description of transaction, and amounts debited and credited.
Volumes are arranged as journals and ledgers and chronologically therein.
BOX 259 Journal, 1871-1886
BOX 260 Ledger, 1871-1872
BOX 261 Ground rents, 1870-1875
BOX 262 Credit Rating Book, undated
Single volume denoting credit worthiness of customers and clients. Entries show date, customer or client name, and opinion concerning ability to pay, business practices, and reliability.
Arranged alphabetically by name of customer or client.
BOX 263 Statements Book No. 9, 1899-1900
Letterpress copies of customers' statements of account containing date, customer name and address, description of merchandise purchased, quantities, and amounts credited and debited to account. Volume also contains weekly financial statements of Alex. Brown & Sons sterling operations and an alphabetical index of customers.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 264 Aransas Pass Harbor Company Minute Book, 1897-1908
Contains minutes of meetings and copies of resolutions adopted by the board of trustees of the Aransas Pass Harbor Co., Aransas Pass, Tex., of which Brown & Sons Co. was a bondholder and trustee. Laid in are correspondence, resolutions, notes, lists, and agreements concerning acquisition of Aransas Harbor City & Improvement Co., Aransas Pass, Tex.
BOX 265 Female Orphan Asylum Minute Book, 1802-1857
Single volume containing minutes of meetings of the board of directors of the Female Orphan Asylum, Baltimore, Md. Also included are financial reports and a newspaper clipping concerning the founding of the organization.
BOX 266 Signature Book, circa 1871-1888
Contains signatures of persons authorized to conduct business with Brown & Sons Co. and includes letters of introduction, business cards, receipts, and signatures cut and pasted from other documents. Items entered alphabetically by name of customer or client, although some entries are not in proper order.

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