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Nathaniel Huntoon Account Book

Identifier: WLU-Coll-0180

Scope and Contents

The account and barter book contains handwriting samples and aphorisms. Account notations are in British currency. Rum and molasses are the predominant products listed. It also includes a poem on the American Revolutionary War effort of New Hampshire's soldiers by William Proctor. The poem includes a mention of General George Washington.


  • Creation: Inclusive 1759-1792


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Biographical / Historical

Nathaniel Huntoon was a farmer in New Hampshire in the late 18th century.


1 Item (144 leaves)

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Physical Location

This account book is housed in a box containing WLU collections 0173-0180.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of David and Chris Howison, 1993.

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Repository Details

Part of the Washington and Lee University, University Library Special Collections and Archives Repository

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Lexington VA 24450 USA