Silas Peirce & Company records
Scope and Contents
Account books of a firm of wholesale grocers, Boston, Mass., dealing in liquors, cigars, candy, nuts, spices, sugar and "fancy" groceries. The volumes include ledgers, daybooks, daily cash accounts, invoice books, sales accounts, inventory and bills. The collection is especially complete for the period 1822-1850.
- Silas Peirce & Co. (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research. Materials stored offsite; access requires advance notice. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Extent11 linear feet (73 volumes, 11 boxes)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Kelley, Herbert L., William H. Eckert, Wallace B. Phinney, 1933, 1951, 1957.
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