TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Historical Note

Scope and Content

Restrictions

Index Terms

Related Material

Administrative Information

Container List

Records 1819-1831

RG 136, John Gray & Co., Lisbon, Connecticut

Inventory of Records

Finding aid prepared by Connecticut State Library staff.

Copyright © 2009 by the Connecticut State Library



Overview of the Collection

Repository: Connecticut State Library
Creator: John Gray & Co. (Lisbon, Conn.)
Title: John Gray & Co. records
Dates: 1819-1831
Quantity: 1.75 cubic feet
Abstract: John Gray & Co. appears to have operated a general store and cotton factory in Lisbon, Connecticut. The records consist of account books, a cashbook, daybooks, ledgers, letter books, check stubs, and time books.
Identification: RG136
Accession: 1937-006
Language: The records are in English.

Historical Note

John Gray & Co. appears to have operated a general store and cotton factory in Lisbon, Connecticut.

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Scope and Content

The records consist of account books, a cashbook, daybooks, ledgers, letter books, check stubs, and time books.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

See the Rules and Procedures for Researchers Using Archival Records and Secured Collections policy.

Restrictions on Use

See the Reproduction and Publications of State Library Collections policy.

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Related Material

None.

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Index Terms

Organizations:

John Gray & Co. (Lisbon, Conn.)

Places:

Lisbon (Conn.)

Subjects:

Cotton manufacture -- Connecticut -- Lisbon
Cotton textile industry -- Connecticut -- Lisbon
General stores -- Connecticut -- Lisbon
John Gray & Co. (Lisbon, Conn.) -- Records and correspondence
Textile factories -- Connecticut -- Lisbon

Document Types:

Account books
Cashbooks
Checkbooks
Correspondence
Daybooks

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Administrative Information

Provenance

The collection of letterbooks and account books were most likely purchased in 1937 from Mrs. M.F. Linton of Norwich, Connecticut. The records were transferred from RG 069 on December 4, 1975.

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Container List

Records, 1819-1831
Item
1. Daybooks, 1822-1831
1822 March 19 - 1823 July 30 1
"Blotter 5"
1823 July 30 - 1824 April 3 2
"Blotter 6"
1824 November 6 - 1825 July 30 3
"Blotter 8"
1825 August 1 - 1826 February 16 4
"Blotter 9"
1828 March 31- 1829 March 31 5
Also contains entries for 1830, 1864 January 1 - September 7, 1864 January 1, 1866 August 18.
1829 March 2 - 1830 March 1 6
1830 February 24 - 1831 April 7 7
2. Account books, 1822-1830
1822-1826 8
1824-1827 9
1828-1830 10
3. Cashbook, 1828-1829 11
4. Indexes
Index to account book, item 10 12
Index to unidentified item 13
Index to account book, item 8 14
5. Letterbooks, 1821, 1825-1826
1821 15
1824-1826 16
6. Check stubs, 1821-1826 17
7. Account book, 1819-1820 18
Probably from the cotton factory.
8. Time book, 1824-1826 19
Probably from the cotton factory.