Skip to Content
Special Home > Guide to the Richard B. Morse Account Book, 1835-1840

Guide to the Richard B. Morse Account Book, 1835-1840

Collection number: MS 26

Size: 1 item (0.10 cu.ft.)

About Richard B. Morse

Richard B. Morse was a blacksmith in Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire. Besides shoeing horses and oxen, Morse repaired a wide variety of farm implements. He also served as first clerk and later captain in the Chester Militia.

About the Richard B. Morse Account Book

Manuscript business ledger (1835-1845) of blacksmith Richard Morse. In addition to accounts related to his business, Morse noted labor accounts, purchases of business and household materials, financial obligations, and attendance at court, parish, and school meetings.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the authors of these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Preferred Citation

Richard B. Morse Account Book, 1835-1840, MS 26, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Source unknown, date unknown