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Title: Alexander D. Betts' Account Book of Student Expenses, 1852-1853 : Electronic Edition.
Author: Betts, Alexander D.
Funding from the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supported the electronic publication of this title.
Text transcribed by Bari Helms
Images scanned by Caitlin R. Donnelly
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First Edition, 2007
Size of electronic edition: ca. 16K
Publisher: The University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2007
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Languages used in the text: English
Revision history:
2007-05-28, Caitlin R. Donnelly finished TEI/XML encoding.
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Title of collection: A. D. Betts Papers (#3173), Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Alexander D. Betts' Account Book of Student Expenses, 1852-1853
Author: Alex. D. Betts
Description: 3 pages, 3 page images
Note: Call number 3173 (Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Alexander D. Betts' Account Book of Student Expenses, 1852-1853
Betts, Alexander D.



Page [1]
Alex. D. Betts's book
July 13th A. D. 1852, I left home having $45 which I have Spent as follows,
July 14 At Morines 50
" 15 At Hotel 50
" 16 For Books, Horace and Thucidydes 1.25
" 17 For Homer's Il. 1.00
" " Ink 15; & Ink stand 40
" " Account Book 15
" " Servants hire 1.00
" 20 Burning-Fluid 1.00
" " Loomis' Logarithms 1.20
" 21 Kuhner's Greek Grammar 3.37 ½
" " Letter-box 25
" " Postage 7 ½
10.70

Page [2]
July 22d A. D. 1852 I had Spent $10.70 leaving $34.30 to be Spent as follows,
July 23 To the Barber 30
" 24 Postage-Stamps 30
" 29 One Slate 25
" " To Servant Tom. 1.00
" 30 Postage .10
" 31 Post office Stamps .10
August the Second 1852
Deposit with Prof. Mitchell 3.00
" " Spirit of the Age & Godey's Ladies Book 3.50
" 5 Peaches (Ah its lost) .5
" 6 Fruit (more loss) .10
Aug. 7 To Grey Utley for board 15.00
" 11 Bathing house .25
" 16 Postage 10
24.05

Page [3]
In hand August 16 10.25
Expended
Aug 17 To Grey Utley for Wardrobe 6.00
Sept. 4 To Mr. Root, Singing master 3.00
" 11 Black-board 1.00
" 26 To the Rev. Mr. De Lory a French Preacher
My last quarter
.25
10.25

Dus. De.Leon. I believe.