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Gardiner Reynolds Account Book

A description of the item at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 23 Jul 2010

Biographical History

Nothing is known of Gardiner Reynolds beyond the little that can be inferred from the collection. He was evidently a tailor, and lived in Wickford, Rhode Island.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Gardiner Reynolds Account Book consists of a slender handbound volume listing the expenses ("two pecks purtaters") and income ("for cutting three pair of trowses") for the years 1808 to 1820.

Arrangement of the Collection

Single bound volume.


Access Restrictions:

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Use Restrictions:

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Subject Headings


Reynolds, Gardiner.


Business enterprises -- Rhode Island.
Tailors -- Rhode Island -- 19th century.


Rhode Island -- Commerce.

Genres and Forms

Account books.



Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Gardiner Reynolds Account Book,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Purchase, 1969.

Table of Contents

Financial records