Joseph Thrasher Ledger
The ledger of Joseph A. Thrasher contains general accounting information, records of monies received while serving as the steward of different organizations, personal expenses and receipts, and notes on work performed on the farm and for others. Also, there are several loose leaves in the front with poems, some written by family members including one written by Martha "Belle" Bunney Thrasher, wife of Joseph Thrasher. Individuals mentioned within the ledger include D[emas] S. Booze (born 1837), H[enry] E. Brown (born 1856), L[ousia] E. Baker (born 1835), and Charles F. Bensel (born around 1860). The volume is a folio 8" x 13" with approximately 280 pages (lacks pages 17-25, 187-190, 199-208). Bound in leather with paper covered boards.
- Thrasher, Joseph A. (Creator, Person)
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0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder containing 1 volume (280 pages)) : Ledger
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Purchased from David M. Lesser, Fine Antiquarian Books LLC.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented to the University of Nebraska libraries and the citizens of Nebraska in loving memory of Mr. and Mrs. George Miller Hays, Sr., Billings, Montana, parents of Don Llewelyn Hays, Omaha, Nebraska, 1888-1974.
- Farmers -- Nebraska -- Albany -- Economic conditions -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Poetry Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Thrasher, Joseph A.
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- personal papers Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Joseph Thrasher Ledger
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