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M-073: Joseph Philipson Business Account Book

DATE: 13 December, 1807 - 31 July, 1809

CREATOR: Philipson, Joseph, a merchant in St. Louis in the years immediately following the Lousiana Purchase.

SCOPE: The collection highlights a St. Louis merchant in account with noted early St. Louisans such as William Clark, Meriwether Lewis, and others. The account book dates from December 13, 1807 to July 31, 1809.

EXTENT: 1 account book. 181pp.

PROVENANCE: This account book was an early donation to the Mercantile Library.

ACCESS: This collection is available for on-site use only in the Rare Book and Manuscripts Reading Room. Some of the material in Special Collection M-073 may be photocopied, digitally scanned or photographed, subject to condition. For collections marked limited access, researchers are advised to contact the library at least three business days in advance of their visit to submit a request to view the physical material.

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Preferred Citation: When citing the material from this collection, the preferred citation is: From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis.