Shoemaker Account Book, 1841-1848

Shoemaker Account Book, 1841-1848

Item Info

Item No: frkm112000
Title: Shoemaker Account Book, 1841-1848
Scripts/Text: Roman script
Language: English
Physical Description: 130 leaves
Material: Wove paper; ink
Watermark: J U & Co in outlined letters; Jacob Ulrick; p. 3 flyleaf; center and lower third of page
Category: Account book (Kontobuch)
Media Type: Manuscripts
Source: Rare Book Department

Quarter leather with pressed paper boards

Fig. 593; J U & Co in outline; Joseph Downs Manuscript Collection, Winterthur Museum, Winterthur, Delaware; Schuylkill County, PA, 1829, Jacob Ulrick Papermill, Muddy Run, Upper Oxford Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Documents watermarked J U & Co dated as late as 1829 have been found (Thomas Gravell: 129, 312).

On pastedown: Conrad August 29 1850/ Commenct Shoemakang

Associated Names: Melot, John
Provenance: Borneman, Henry S. (1870-1955; ; Melot, John


John Balston, The Whatmans and Wove Paper, Its Invention and Development in the West (West Farleigh, Kent: J. N. Balston, 1998).

Thomas L. Gravell, George Miller and Elizabeth Walsh, American Watermarks 1690-1835 (New Castle, Delaware: Oak Knoll Press, 2002), Fig. 593,129; PM-204, 312.

Dard Hunter, Papermaking in Pioneer America (Philadelphia, Pa: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1952).

Wikipedia: Shoemaking []. 

Creation Year (Single Year or Range Begin): 1848
Image Dimensions Width: 24.6 cm
ShelfMark: FLP Borneman Ms. 112
Creator Name: John Melot - Author
John Melot - Scrivener

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