Account book, 1838 Nov.-1841 Oct.


Account book, 1838 Nov.-1841 Oct.

Catherwood's account book (1838-1841) listing money received and paid out for panoramic paintings, exhibits, season tickets, and other business, with many references to William B. Astor, O.H. Crosby, and William D. Adams.

1 v. (224 p.) ; 8 x 13 in.


SNAC Resource ID: 7767609

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Crosby, O. H. (person)

Catherwood, Frederick. (person)

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Astor, William B. (William Backhouse), 1792-1875 (person)

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