Collection number: MS 214
Size: 1 item (0.10 cu.ft.)
About Ira Mead Russell
Farmer in Langdon, N.H. aged 92 when he died. He married Fidelia Valena Holmes in September 1888. Their only child, Carl Ward Russell, died in infancy at age 2 months in 1896.
About the Ira Mead Russell Ledger
The 394 manuscript ledger provides a detailed accounting of expenses and income for the years 1896-1925. The ledger begins with a balance of $12.27 in April 1896. The entries in the ledger show a variety of expenses: 25 cents for “alcahall” in May 1896; $600 in June 1916 for an auto and one of the last entries in May 1925 records that “I have drawn from the banks to pay for work and bathroom fixtures”.
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Ira Mead Russell Ledger, 1896-1925, MS 214, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.
Donated: Calvin Whitney, Raymond, ME, Sept. 13, 2002 (Accession number: 2002.26)