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Lyndhurst ledgers from Peter Harvey

  • 2017-032
  • Collection

Collection consists of:
Ledger book with printed pages headed “Montreal Telegraph Company” recording sender, recipient, number of words, and charge for each
telegraph message in and out of Lyndhurst between 23 July 1873 and 26 July 1882 (front cover missing, very tattered and mouldy).

Interleaved in ledger is a statement from Great North Western Telegraph Co. of Canada showing debits and credits to Lyndhurst office for July 1887.

Leather bound ledger with caligraphy title page “Henry Green's Ledger/ May 1st 1854 (covers loose, mouldy)

Large unidentified ledger book with accounts of local names between Charleston and Seeley's Bay with dates of 1853 to 1855 (missing both covers and first 40 pages)

Record book of registered letters mailed from or passing through Lyndhurst Post Office from Dec 18, 1873, to Jan 30, 1883. Signed inside back cover “H Green, Postmaster, Lyndhurst”