Collection inventory

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Welcome Mathewson Account Book

An inventory of the item at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 3 Sep 2010

Revision history:

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Mathewson, Welcome, fl. 1815.
Title: Welcome Mathewson Account Book
Dates: 1815-1846
Quantity: 1 volume.
Abstract: Account book of Welcome Mathewson, tinker, of Burrillville, Rhode Island.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Welcome Mathewson (possibly 1778-1872) was a tinker and possibly a gunsmith in Burrillville, Rhode Island.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Welcome Mathewson Account Book consists of one volume of accounts, kept by a tinker of Burrillville, Rhode Island.

Arrangement of the Collection

Single volume.


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Subject Headings


Mathewson, Welcome.


Business enterprises -- Rhode Island.


Burrillville (R.I. : Town) -- Commerce.
Burrillville (R.I. : Town) -- History.

Genres and Forms

Account books.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Welcome Mathewson Account Book,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1969.

Table of Contents

Business records


Business records
Volume MV 505 Account book 1815-1846