A Book of Accounts beginning Feb. 26 1791
About this Item
- Collection Title
- Records of the Butler 172217991722-1799
- Harvard University Archives
- The records of the Harvard Butler are open for research.
The marbled-hardcover book contains three sections: a two column debit and credit entry section for students and tutors, a list of "the Bills of the Senior Class calculated" for 1793 and 1794, and at the end of the volume a personal accounting of expenses from February 1797 through January 1799 kept by Shapleigh during the time he was Harvard's Librarian, for services including mending, wood hauling, and "To Miss Morie for cleaning windows & washing sheets," as well as purchases such as books, coffee, and theater tickets.