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1796 Post Revolutionary War New Jersey AMERICANA

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1796 Post Revolutionary War New Jersey AMERICANA Handwritten Estate Manuscript

A rare, American post-revolutionary ledger belonging to one Thomas Wallin, administrator of Gabriel Allen’s estate in New Jersey. This fascinating handwritten booklet records the various financial expenditures following the death of Gabriel Allen.

This record provides a rare, candid glimpse into daily life after the American Revolutionary War. Transactions recorded include: funeral expenses, purchasing goods, tutoring for the children of the deceased, watch repair, collection from bonds, and much more, all documented from 1796 – 1803.

Item number: #6937

Price: $499

WALLIN, Thomas

[estate accounts ledger]

1796, manuscript


Collation: 38 unnumbered leaves

Language: English

Binding: Vellum; tight & secure

Size: ~4.5in X 6.5in (11.5cm x 16.5cm)

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1796 Post Revolutionary War New Jersey AMERICANA

Estimate $499 - $1,000Jun 09