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Eliphalet Mitchelson Account Book

A description of the item at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 9 Sep 2010

Revision history:

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Mitchelson, Eliphalet.
Title: Eliphalet Mitchelson Account Book
Dates: 1716-1760
Quantity: 1 volume.
Abstract: Account book for an 18th century tailor and farmer in Simsbury, Connecticut.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Eliphalet Mitchelson (fl. 1716-1760) was a tailor and farmer in Simsbury, Connecticut.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Eliphalet Mitchelson Account Book consists of a single handwritten volume. The book records accounts for sewing, tailoring, bed and board, field labor and legal transactions.

Arrangement of the Collection

Single item.


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Subject Headings


Mitchelson, Eliphalet.


Farmers -- Connecticut.
Tailors -- Connecticut.

Genres and Forms

Account books.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Eliphalet Mitchelson Account Book,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1969.

Table of Contents

Financial records


Financial records
Volume MV 506 Account book 1716-1760