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A few remarks upon the construction and principles of action of the aneroid barometer, 1849, 1849 Digital

Item — unspecified: Box 5, folder 13Identifier: hsi00001
Scope and Contents: Published copy of A few remarks upon the construction and principles of action of the aneroid barometer: with observations on the mercurial barometer, by Charles Frodsham (1810-1871).

Account book, 1857-1861, 1857-1861 Digital

Item — unspecified: Box 4, folder 1Identifier: hsi00001
Scope and Contents: Volume of accounts mainly of Bond family members, including some related to William Bond & Son, and some accounts of Selina C. Bond and Sarah A.C. Bond, from 1857 to 1861.

Accounts, 1857-1870, 1857-1870 Digital

Item — unspecified: Box 13Identifier: hsi00001
Scope and Contents: Ledger containing accounts of William Bond & Son with customers including the Boston and Providence Railroad, Harvard College Observatory, Vassar College, the United States Survey of the Colorado River, the United States Navy, and other government departments, dated from 1857 to 1870. There are charges for cleaning and repair of timepiece the sale of clocks, watches, chronographs, chronometers, and accessories. An index to names is included at the end of the volume.

Accounts, 1876-1917, 1876-1917 Digital

Item — unspecified: Box 14Identifier: hsi00001
Scope and Contents: Ledger of William Bond & Son recording expenses related to running the business at 152 State Street in Boston, and billings to customers including Boston Optical Works, John Bliss & Co., Tiffany & Co., the United States Navy, the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, and Vassar College from 1876 to 1917. There are a number of loose accounts and receipts, some correspondence, and a chronometer report to the U.S. Navy laid in. The front of the volume contains an index to names.

Advertisements and circulars, 1902-1906, 1902-1906 Digital

Item — unspecified: Box 3, folder 2Identifier: hsi00001
Scope and Contents: Contains advertisements, circulars, and catalogs marketing the products and services of William Bond & Son including the sale of marine, sidereal, and electric break circuit chronometers and watch and clock repair, dated 1902-1906.

Advertisements and circulars of other watch companies, 1875-1883, 1875-1883 Digital

Item — unspecified: Box 3, folder 3Identifier: hsi00001
Scope and Contents: Contains advertisements, price lists, and catalogs of competitors of William Bond & Son, including Tiffany & Co., Elgin National Watch Co., and American Watch Company, dated 1872-1883.

Advertisements and circulars of other watch companies, circa 1870-1902, undated, 1870-1902 Digital

Item — unspecified: Box 3, folder 4Identifier: hsi00001
Scope and Contents: Contains advertisements, price lists, and catalogs of competitors of William Bond & Son, including Barraud & Lunds and Richard & Co., circa 1870-1902 and undated.

Advertisements and circulars of other watch companies, circa 1880, 1880 Digital

Item — unspecified: Filed in portfolio folder 2Identifier: hsi00001
Scope and Contents: Contains three posters advertising the clocks of Richard & Co. of Paris, probably from circa 1880.

An account of Donati's comet of 1858 Digital

Item — unspecified: Box 5, folder 14Identifier: hsi00001
Scope and Contents: Two copies of George P. Bond's publication on Donati's comet; one copy bears the signature of civil engineer John M. Batchelder.

Articles and pamphlets, 1858-1860, undated, 1858-1860 Digital

Item — unspecified: Box 5, folder 20Identifier: hsi00001
Scope and Contents: Contains copies of Alvan Clark's (1804-1887) New double stars (1858) and New micrometer for measuring large distances (1860); Richard F. Bond's Description of Bond's isodynamic escapement, for astronomical clocks (1860); an 1883 announcement from the Harvard College Observatory on the time change; and an undated brochure on Invar, a patented alloy of nickel-steel, issued by J.H. Agar Baugh, sole agent.