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Welcome Mathewson Account Book

An inventory of the item at Syracuse University

Overview of the Collection

Creator: Mathewson, Welcome, fl. 1815.
Title: Welcome Mathewson Account Book
Inclusive Dates: 1815-1846
Quantity: 1 volume.
Abstract: Account book of Welcome Mathewson, gunsmith, of Burrillville, Rhode Island.
Language: English
Repository: Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries
222 Waverly Avenue
Syracuse, NY 13244-2010

Biographical History

Welcome Mathewson (1778-1872) was a high-quality gunsmith in Burrillville, Rhode Island.

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Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Welcome Mathewson Account Book consists of one volume of accounts, kept by noted gunsmith Welcome Mathewson of Burrillville, Rhode Island.

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Access Restrictions

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

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Subject Headings


Mathewson, Welcome.


Business enterprises -- Rhode Island.


Burrillville (R.I. : Town) -- Commerce.
Burrillville (R.I. : Town) -- History.

Genres and Forms

Account books.



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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Welcome Mathewson Account Book,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1969.

Finding Aid Information

Created by: MRC
Date: 3 Sep 2010
Revision history: 17 Oct 2018 - rehoused (MS); 4 Feb 2019 - bio updated (MRC)

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Business records
Oversize 1 Account book 1815-1846

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