Account books -- Illinois -- Rock Island
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
D. Hawes & Son account ledger
Identifier: MSS 390
D. Hawes and Son was a retail establishment located at the corner of Washington and Illinois Streets in downtown Rock Island, Illinois. This collection consists of a single item: the ledger of D. Hawes & Son, 1869-1871, labeled "Invoice of Stock of the Retail Establishment."
Edward D. Sweeney account ledger
Identifier: MSS 121
Abstract The Edward D. Sweeney account ledger, 1860-1869, primarily contains the business records of Edward Sweeney, a Rock Island lawyer, particularly related to bounty claims following the American Civil War. Most of these claims were initiated by widows, parents, or legal gardians of orphaned children seeking pensions for family members who died in combat, but many claims are related to back pay of discharged soldiers. Sweeney kept his records in a ledger formerly owned by Emanuel J. Pershing, a...